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The FBI Fingerprint Compression Standard

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Author:Chris Brislawn
Description: A summary, with examples, of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's image coding standard for digitized fingerprints, developed and maintained by the FBI, Los Alamos National Lab, and the National Institute for Standards and Technology. The standard is a discrete wavelet transform-based algorithm referred to as Wavelet/Scalar Quantization (WSQ).

Levels: College, Research
Languages: English
Math Topics: Fourier Analysis/Wavelets

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