Army Biometric Applications: Identifying and Addressing Sociocultural Concerns

Army Biometric Applications: Identifying and Addressing Sociocultural Concerns

by John D. Woodward, Katherine W. Webb, Elaine M. Newton, Melissa Bradley
     
 

Every human possesses more than one virtually infallible form of identification. Known as biometrics, examples include fingerprints, iris and retinal scans, hand geometry, and other measures of physical characteristics and personal traits. Advances in computers and related technologies have made this a highly automated process through which recognition occurs

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Overview

Every human possesses more than one virtually infallible form of identification. Known as biometrics, examples include fingerprints, iris and retinal scans, hand geometry, and other measures of physical characteristics and personal traits. Advances in computers and related technologies have made this a highly automated process through which recognition occurs almost instantaneously. With concern about its information assurance systems and physical access control increasing, the Army has undertaken an assessment of how it can use biometrics to improve security, efficiency, and convenience.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780833029850
Publisher:
Rand Publishing
Publication date:
08/30/2001
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile:
1470L (what's this?)

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