Encyclopedia of Biometrics

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

Failure to Acquire Rate

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-73003-5_804

Both the acquiring conditions and the flaw of biometric itself may cause failure to acquire a biometric trait. The percentage of this failure is defined as “Failure to Acquire Rate.” For instance, very low quality face image may cause the failure of face detection and subsequent feature extraction.

Evaluation of Biometric Quality Measures

 Performance Evaluation, Overview

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