International Journal of Emerging Trends & Technology in Computer Science (IJETTCS)
The popularity of information technology systems increase security requirement for it, the security in those system fulfill by PINs or passwords. During the past few years, the scientific community is keep trying to improve the biometric techniques to be accepted as an alternative option to other user authentication schemes. Fingerprints / thumb impression are most widely used and the oldest form of biometric identification. Local and global features are important features in fingerprint images used for classification and matching purposes.