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Accession Number PB2013-105295
Title Quantitative Measures in Support of Latent Print Comparison.
Publication Date Jan 2013
Media Count 63p
Personal Author S. N. Srihari
Abstract Latent prints of friction ridge impressions have long been useful in identication, and the methodology of examining latent prints, known as ACE-V (analysis, comparison, evaluation and verication), has been welldocumented. The need to quantify condences within ACE-V has been articulated in several recent in uential reports to strengthen the science of friction ridge analysis. This research addresses the evaluation of three quantitative measures: rarity of features, condence of opinion and a probabilistic measure of similarity. The rst of these, useful in the analysis phase of ACE-V, is to determine the rarity of observed features.
Keywords Comparison
Latent fingerprints
Pattern recognition

Source Agency Office of Justice Programs.
NTIS Subject Category 91C - Fire Services, Law Enforcement, & Criminal Justice
62F - Pattern Recognition & Image Processing
43D - Police, Fire, & Emergency Services
63 - Detection & Countermeasures
Corporate Author Research Foundation of the State of New York, Albany.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Final technical rept.
NTIS Issue Number 1312
Contract Number NCJ-2009-DN-BX-K208

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