Guide to Biometrics for Large-Scale Systems

Guide to Biometrics for Large-Scale Systems

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This book considers biometric technology in a broad light, integrating the concept seamlessly into mainstream IT, while discussing the cultural attitudes and the societal impact of identity management. Features: summarizes the material covered at the beginning of every chapter, and provides chapter-ending review questions and discussion points; reviews identity verification in nature, and early historical interest in anatomical measurement; provides an overview of biometric technology, presents a focus on biometric systems and true systems integration, examines the concept of identity management, and predicts future trends; investigates performance issues in biometric systems, the management and security of biometric data, and the impact of mobile devices on biometrics technology; explains the equivalence of performance across operational nodes, introducing the APEX system; considers the legal, political and societal factors of biometric technology, in addition to user psychology and other human factors.Technological, Operational, and User-Related Factors Julian Ashbourn ... including relative ease of use and an unusually small template of around 9 bytes, facilitating its storage upon portable media as ... Lastly, the consistency with which users interact with the transducer device often leaves much to be desired, especiallyanbsp;...

Title:Guide to Biometrics for Large-Scale Systems
Author:Julian Ashbourn
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2011-04-11


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