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Biometrics consists of methods for uniquely recognizing humans based upon one or more intrinsic physical or behavioral traits. In computer science, in particular, biometrics is used as a form of identity access management and access control. It is also used to identify individuals in groups that are under surveillance. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Biometrics)

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Metadata related to 'biometrics' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'biometrics': 3 (0.2% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'biometrics' across all Ariadne articles: 3
  • Average number of references to 'biometrics' per Ariadne article: 1.00
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'biometrics': 2001-10
  • Trending factor of 'biometrics': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'biometrics':

  1. andrew cox (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. john maccoll (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. james currall (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Do They Need to Know?

Andrew Cox and James Currall on the issue of Web security.

January 2002, issue30, feature article

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