Fingerprint Segmentation

Fingerprint Segmentation definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): Segmentation is the automated (and often manually reviewed) separation of an image of N fingers into N images of individual fingers. N is usually four, for the index through little finger, and two for a capture of two thumbs.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-76-2

Synonym(s): None


reference: CSRC Glossary