Fast Fourier Transform
Strang: American Scientist
How to Make Wavelets:
R.S. Strichartz's paper in The American Mathematical Monthly, Vol. 100, No. 6 (June - July, 1993), pp. 539-556.
Illustrated Wavelet Transform Handbook
by Paul S. Addison
Alfred Haar's 1909 dissertation
where, in Chapter III, he introduced "The Orthogonal Function System χ" later called "Haar's wavelets"
The World According to Wavelets
by Barbara Burke Hubbard for history and general information about wavelets.
Wavelet Digest (& Overview)(thru 2006)
1996 SIGGRAPH Wavelets in Computer Graphics Course
Matlab Wavelet ToolBox
Mathematica Wavelet Explorer
Wavelets for Graphics
Storage of fingerprints
Fingerprints Go Digital
by Christopher M. Brislawn
Notices of the American Mathematical Society, Vol. 42, Number 11, November 1995.
The FBI Fingerprint Image Compression Standard
New JPG standard