Encyclopedia of Biometrics

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

Function Creep

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-73003-5_460

This refers to the use of data beyond the purposes originally intended at the time of data collection. For biometrics, this usually means using the data for purposs other than identification, as when a face image is used to determine gender or ethnicity.

 Privacy Issues

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2009