Performance and Computational Complexity Comparison of Block-Based Fingerprint Enhancement

  • Suksan Jirachaweng
  • Teesid Leelasawassuk
  • Vutipong Areekul
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5558)


Performance and computational complexity comparisons of various block-based fingerprint enhancement schemes are tested and reported in this literature. Enhancement performance is evaluated by comparing equal error rates, which obtained by a proposed fingerprint matching algorithm using local and global features. Various enhancement methods are tested; i.e. three types of spatial Gabor filtering, short-time Fourier transform filtering, and discrete cosine transform filtering. These enhancement schemes also tested with various databases such as FVC2000, FVC2002, and FVC2004. Finally, computational complexity of enhancement implementation is analyzed and concluded.


Fingerprint Enhancement Fingerprint Enhancement Performance Comparison Spatial-Domain/Frequency-Domain Fingerprint Enhancement Fingerprint Enhancement Computational Complexity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Suksan Jirachaweng
    • 1
  • Teesid Leelasawassuk
    • 1
  • Vutipong Areekul
    • 1
  1. 1.Kasetsart Signal & Image Processing Laboratory (KSIP Lab), Department of Electrical EngineeringKasetsart UniversityBangkokThailand

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