Encyclopedia of Biometrics

2009 Edition
| Editors: Stan Z. Li, Anil Jain

Fingerprint Individuality

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-73003-5_948

Fingerprint Individuality is the study of the extent of which different fingerprints tend to match with each other. It is the most important measure to be ascertained when fingerprint evidence is presented in court as it reflects the uncertainty with the decision of the expert.

 Individuality of Fingerprints

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