A palmprint recognition algorithm using phase-only correlation

Koichi Ito, Takafumi Aoki, Hiroshi Nakajima, Koji Kobayashi, Tatsuo Higuchi

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This paper presents a palmprint recognition algorithm using Phase-Only Correlation( POC). The use of phase components in 2D (two-dimensional) discrete Fourier transforms of palmprint images makes it possible to achieve highly robust image registration and matching. In the proposed algorithm, POC is used to align scaling, rotation andtranslation between two palmprint images, and evaluate similarity between them. Experimenta elvaluation using a palmprint image databaseclearly demonstrates efficient matching performance of the proposed algorithm.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1023-1030
Number of pages8
JournalIEICE Transactions on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2008


  • Biometrics palmprint recognition security
  • Image recognition
  • Phase-only correlation


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