Encyclopedia of Biometrics

2009 Edition
| Editors: Stan Z. Li, Anil Jain


Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-73003-5_2263

Biometric identification is a process that ranks the biometric references in the enrolment database in order of decreasing similarity against a recognition biometric sample and then makes a decision, based on the similarity scores, about the identity w.r.t. to the references.

 Verification/Identification/Authentication/Recognition: The Terminology

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