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Title: The wavelet/scalar quantization compression standard for digital fingerprint images

Abstract

A new digital image compression standard has been adopted by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation for use on digitized gray-scale fingerprint images. The algorithm is based on adaptive uniform scalar quantization of a discrete wavelet transform image decomposition and is referred to as the wavelet/scalar quantization standard. The standard produces archival quality images at compression ratios of around 20:1 and will allow the FBI to replace their current database of paper fingerprint cards with digital imagery.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
Department of Defense, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
10139336
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-94-827; CONF-9405118-1
ON: DE94009308
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: IEEE international symposium on circuits and systems,London (United Kingdom),31 May - 2 Jun 1994; Other Information: PBD: [1994]
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; 99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS//MATHEMATICS, COMPUTING, AND INFORMATION SCIENCE; 98 NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT, SAFEGUARDS, AND PHYSICAL PROTECTION; FINGERS; IMAGES; IDENTIFICATION SYSTEMS; ALGORITHMS; PATTERN RECOGNITION; COMPUTER CALCULATIONS; IMAGE PROCESSING; SAFEGUARDS; 420200; 990200; 055001; FACILITIES, EQUIPMENT, AND TECHNIQUES; MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTERS; TECHNICAL ASPECTS

Citation Formats

Bradley, J N, and Brislawn, C M. The wavelet/scalar quantization compression standard for digital fingerprint images. United States: N. p., 1994. Web.
Bradley, J N, & Brislawn, C M. The wavelet/scalar quantization compression standard for digital fingerprint images. United States.
Bradley, J N, and Brislawn, C M. Fri . "The wavelet/scalar quantization compression standard for digital fingerprint images". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/10139336.
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abstractNote = {A new digital image compression standard has been adopted by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation for use on digitized gray-scale fingerprint images. The algorithm is based on adaptive uniform scalar quantization of a discrete wavelet transform image decomposition and is referred to as the wavelet/scalar quantization standard. The standard produces archival quality images at compression ratios of around 20:1 and will allow the FBI to replace their current database of paper fingerprint cards with digital imagery.},
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url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/10139336}, journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1994},
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