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Encyclopedia of Biometrics


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Hrsg. v. Stan Z. Li

Online, Print + Online

Print: 2009, XXXII, 1.433 Seiten, gebunden

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Springer Nature


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978-0-387-73003-5 (Online)

978-0-387-73004-2 (Print + Online)

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Biometrics are automated methods of recognizing a person based on physiological or behavioral characteristics. Among the features measured are face, fingerprints, hand geometry, handwriting, iris, retina, vein, and voice.

With an A-Z format, the comprehensive Encyclopedia of Biometrics will provide easy access to relevant information on all aspects of Biometrics for those seeking entry into the broad field of Biometrics. The Encyclopedia will be composed of about 250 entries, covering biometrics modalities, systems and applications.

Each entry will include a definition, key words, list of synonyms, list of related entries, illustration(s), applications, and a bibliography. Most entries will 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 as well as professionals in other fields.

About this book:

  • Although many books on biometrics-related topics--none exist as a comprehensive reference work on biometrics
  • A-Z coverage of this complex subject area makes this volume easily accessible to professionals and researchers in all fields who are interested in a particular aspect of biometrics
  • Targeted literature references provide additional value for researchers looking to study a topic in more detail
  • Bibliographic entries provide reader with a portal to more detailed information
  • Expository and tutorial entries make this encyclopedia a practical resource for experts in the field and professionals in additional fields

Written for:

Research scientists and industry practitioners in a wide variety of fields for a broad array of applications; computer scientists and academics in other areas such as engineering, math, statistics, political science, management science, psychology, biomedicine; advanced-level students interested in entering the field of biometrics or working in related areas

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