Tattoo Recognition Database Could Help Combat Crime and Terrorism

Michigan State University (MSU) researchers in the Pattern Recognition and Image Processing (PRIP) Laboratory have devised biometric tattoo recognition technology that matches images of tattoos on individuals with tattoos in a database. MSU's tattoo-recognition system does not require submitting keywords into the database to describe a tattoo when querying a specific tattoo image.

(Date Posted: 2012-11-13)