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Encyclopedia of Biometrics

Li, Stan Z. (Ed.)

2009, LXII, 1452 p. In 2 volumes, not available separately.

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  • A comprehensive reference to topics in Biometrics
  • Covers concepts, modalities, algorithms, devices, systems, security, performance testing, applications and standardization.
  • Includes 250 overview entries, and 800 definition entries in accessible A-Z format
  • Editors Li and Jain are highly respected authorities in the field

Biometrics refers to automated methods of recognizing a person based on physiological or behavioral characteristics. The Encyclopedia of Biometrics provides a comprehensive reference to topics in Biometrics, including concepts, modalities, algorithms, devices, systems, security, performance testing, applications and standardization.

With an A–Z format, the Encyclopedia of Biometrics provides easy access to relevant information on all aspects of biometrics for those seeking entry into this broad field. The Encyclopedia is composed of approximately 250 overview entries, and 800 definitional entries.

Each entry includes a definition, key words, list of synonyms, list of related entries, illustration(s), applications, and a bibliography. Most entries include useful literature references providing the reader with a portal to more detailed information. The style of the entries is expository and tutorial, making the encyclopedia a practical resource for experts in the field and professionals in other fields.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Aging - Applications - Biometric recognition - DNA - EEG - Ear - Enrollment - Face - Feature Extraction - Fingerprint - Footprint - Forensic Evidence - Gait - Hand - Illumination - Image formation - Iris - Keystroke - Large scale system - Lip-movement - Liveness detection - Machine Learning - Machine recognition - Matching - Multi-modality - Odor - Pattern recognition - Performance Evaluation - Retina - Sample Acquisition - Sample Quality - Sample Synthesis - Security - Sensors and Devices - Signature - Skin - Skull - Soft Biometrics - Speaker - Standardization - Surveillance - System Design - Template - Tongue-print - Tooth - Usability - Vein

Related subjects » Image Processing - Security and Cryptology

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