New York Times: Computer scientist calculates the rarity of a fingerprint

Release Date: December 10, 2010

An article in the New York Times reports on research conducted by Sargur Srihari, SUNY Distinguished Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, to develop a way to mathematically calculate the rarity of a fingerprint, a technology that could be useful to forensic scientists who are trying to determine how valuable a partial fingerprint is as evidence.

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