Latent Fingerprint Automatically Extracted Features (image) National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Share Print E-Mail Caption Automatically extracted features of a latent fingerprint: (a) Input latent with manually marked region of interest, (b) ridge flow overlaid on the cropped latent, (c) ridge quality map, and (d) features that can be used as points of comparison, including minutiae (white circles) and core points (green circles). Credit Credit: Chugh et al. Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.