Biometric Technologies and Verification Systems, Paperback / softback Book

Biometric Technologies and Verification Systems Paperback / softback


Biometric Technologies and Verification Systems is organized into nine parts composed of 30 chapters, including an extensive glossary of biometric terms and acronyms.

It discusses the current state-of-the-art in biometric verification/authentication, identification and system design principles.

It also provides a step-by-step discussion of how biometrics works; how biometric data in human beings can be collected and analyzed in a number of ways; how biometrics are currently being used as a method of personal identification in which people are recognized by their own unique corporal or behavioral characteristics; and how to create detailed menus for designing a biometric verification system.

Only biometrics verification/authentication is based on the identification of an intrinsic part of a human being.

Tokens, such as smart cards, magnetic stripe cards, and physical keys can be lost, stolen, or duplicated.

Passwords can be forgotten, shared, or unintentionally observed by a third party.

Forgotten passwords and lost "smart cards" are a nuisance for users and an expensive time-waster for system administrators.

Biometric security solutions offer some unique advantages for identifying and verifying/ authenticating human beings over more traditional security methods.

This book will serve to identify the various security applications biometrics can play a highly secure and specific role in.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 656 pages, Approx. 160 illustrations; Illustrations, unspecified
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Operating systems
  • ISBN: 9780750679671



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