Definitions[edit | edit source]
Biometrics[edit | edit source]
|“||the process of converting a captured biometric sample into biometric data so that it can be compared to a reference.||”|
Data[edit | edit source]
|“||[t]he permanent or temporary transfer of all or a substantial part of the contents of a database to another medium by any means or in any form.||”|
National security[edit | edit source]
|“||a technique for reducing the number of attributes used in the processes of classification, segmentation, and pattern recognition. Within a document, entity extraction can also be customized to recognize pattern-based, list-based entities, events, and relationships.||”|
References[edit | edit source]
- NSTC Subcommittee on Biometrics, Biometrics Glossary, at 11 (Sept. 14, 2006) (full-text).
- Bits of Power: Issues in Global Access to Scientific Data, Glossary, at 199.
- Survey of DHS Data Mining Activities, at 15 n.18.
See also[edit | edit source]
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