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A system which, in one exemplary embodiment, comprises first means responsive to minutiae of first and second fingerprints for selectively generating a plurality of neighborhood comparison signals indicative of the closeness of match and coordinate displacements between minutiae neighborhoods of the first and second fingerprints, and second means responsive to the neighborhood comparison signals for developing an output signal indicative of the relative closeness of match of the first and second fingerprints.

Title
Minutiae pattern matcher
Application Number
5/722308
Publication Number
4135147
Application Date
September 10, 1976
Publication Date
January 16, 1979
Inventor
Visvaldis A Vitols
Orange
CA, US
John P Riganati
Yorba Linda
CA, US
Agent
Rolf M Pitts
H Fredrick Hamann
L Lee Humphries
Assignee
Rockwell International Corporation
CA, US
IPC
G06K 9/00
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