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NIST Special Database 9

NIST 8-Bit Gray Images of Mated Fingerprint Card Pairs (MFCP)Volumes

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A sample of the data contained in this database is available in zip file sd09_sample.zip

The NIST database of mated fingerprint card pairs consists of ten volumes.

Each volume contains 540 mated card pairs of segmented 8-bit gray scale fingerprint images (5,400 fingerprint image pairs).

Each segmented image is 832 by 768 pixels and classified using the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) classes given by the FBI. The images are in PNG image format.

NIST Special Database 9 has the following features:

·5400 mated card pairs of segmented 8-bit gray scale fingerprint images

·NCIC classifications given by the FBI

·Cards selected randomly thus approximating a natural horizontal slice of the NCIC classifications

·Scanned at 19.7 pixels per mm

Suitable for automated fingerprint classification research, the database can be used for algorithm development and system training and testing.

The database is a valuable tool for evaluating fingerprint systems using a statistical sample of fingerprints which approximate a natural horizontal slice of the NCIC classifications.

Please click here to view the PDF version of Users' Guide.

For more information on Special Database 9 please contact:

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Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8500 (301) 975-2200 (VOICE) / (301) 975-4553 (FAX) Contact Us (E-MAIL)

The scientific contact for this database is:

Patricia Flanagan
Information Access Division
National Institute of Standards and Technology
100 Bureau Drive, Stop 8940 
Building 225, Room A220
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8940 (301) 975-4965 Flanagan@nist.gov

Keywords: Card pairs, classification, fingerprint, matching, NCIC classes, NIST.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18434/T4MW2N