biometrics

Definitions

General Science

  • noun the use of statistical techniques on biological data

Construction

  • Electronic methods of identifying and authenticating a person's identity through the confirmation of his/her physiological or sometimes behavioral characteristics. Techniques include fingerprint matching, iris and retinal scanning, facial recognition, hand geometry matching, voice recognition, and vein matching.

Electronics

  • The statistical study of biological phenomena.
  • The measurement and analysis of human biological characteristics, such as fingerprints, voice, or the patterns of ocular blood vessels, for verification of a person's identity.

Law

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