History - system of fingerprint classification. In the...

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History Starting in 1809 Thomas Bewick began to use his fingerprint as a trademark. Purkinje, 1823, proposed to classify fingerprints in 9 classes (based on general pattern). Sir Francis Galton introduced minutiae features for matching in 1888. Edward Henry, 1897, established “Henry
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Unformatted text preview: system of fingerprint classification. In the mid-1800's two facts were established: (i) no two fingerprints have the same ridge pattern and (ii) fingerprint pattern have good permanence. By the early 20 th century the formations of fingerprints were well understood...
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This document was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course BIOLOGY BSC1105 at Broward College.

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