Standardization of Accuracy Evaluation for Biometric Authentication in Japan

Yoichi SETO  Masahiro MIMURA  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems   Vol.E84-D   No.7   pp.800-805
Publication Date: 2001/07/01
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Print ISSN: 0916-8532
Type of Manuscript: INVITED PAPER (Special Issue on Biometric Person Authentication)
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Keyword: 
biometrics,  authentication,  accuracy,  evaluation,  standardization,  

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Summary: 
Personal authentication technologies will be necessary to ensure security of electronic transactions over open networks. Although biometric authentication is one of the most efficient approaches, accuracy of the biometric authentication is affected by the environment of the data acquisition, procedural parameters, and so on. There is as yet no means of giving a fair comparison of the accuracy of products of biometric vendors. Therefore, a standardization of the accuracy evaluation is necessary. This paper gives a standardization of the accuracy evaluation for the fingerprint verification system.