Encyclopedia of Biometrics

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

Fidelity

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-73003-5_780

The degree of similarity between a biometric sample and its source. Fidelity of a sample is comprised of individual components of fidelity attributed to each step through which it is processed (e.g., compression).

 Biometric Sample Quality

 National Institute for Standards and Technology

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