Guide to Biometrics / Edition 1

Guide to Biometrics / Edition 1

by Ruud M. Bolle, Jonathan Connell, Sharath Pankanti, Nalini K. Ratha
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387400893

ISBN-13: 9780387400891

Pub. Date: 11/06/2003

Publisher: Springer New York

This is a complete technical guide aimed at presenting the core ideas that underlie the area of biometrics. It explains the definition and measurement of performance and examines the factors involved in choosing between different biometrics. It also delves into practical applications and covers a number of topics critical for successful system integration.  See more details below

Overview

This is a complete technical guide aimed at presenting the core ideas that underlie the area of biometrics. It explains the definition and measurement of performance and examines the factors involved in choosing between different biometrics. It also delves into practical applications and covers a number of topics critical for successful system integration.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387400891
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
11/06/2003
Series:
Springer Professional Computing Series
Edition description:
2004
Pages:
364
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Foreword
Preface
IBasics of Biometrics1
1Introduction3
2Authentication and Biometrics17
3The Common Biometrics31
4Additional Biometrics51
IIPerformance and Selection61
5Basic System Errors63
6Identification System Errors87
7Performance Testing105
8Selecting a Biometric129
IIISystem Issues155
9Creating and Maintaining Databases157
10Large-Scale Applications177
11Integrating Information193
12Thwarting Attacks211
13APIs, Standards, and Databases229
IVMathematical Analyses243
14A Biometric's Individuality245
15System Errors Revisited269
16Advanced Topics293
17What's next?325
References335
Index353

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