International Journal of Emerging Trends & Technology in Computer Science (IJETTCS)
Fingerprints are the most popular biometric identification. Everyone is known to have unique fingerprints and these fingerprints patterns do not change throughout the life. This is the reason for the popularity of fingerprints as the biometric identifier. The quality of image plays very important role in matching the two fingerprints. But most of the fingerprint recognition systems results poor matching due to the poor quality of image. In this paper, the author has explained some image enhancement methods that will improve the quality of the image before matching them.