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BIOMETRIA [1 record]

Record 1 2014-05-01

English

Subject field(s)
  • Biometrics
DEF

The automated identification or verification of an individual's identity through measurable physical or behavioural traits.

OBS

Examples of physical traits include fingerprints, hand shape, iris, retina, etc. Behavioural traits include keystroke dynamics, signatures, voice, etc.

OBS

biometry; biometrics: terms and definition officially approved by the Security Terminology Committee (STC).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Biométrie
DEF

Identification ou vérification automatisées de l'identité d'une personne sur la base de caractères physiques ou de traits comportementaux mesurables.

OBS

On entend par caractère physique les empreintes digitales, la forme de la main, l'iris, la rétine, etc. Les traits comportementaux peuvent inclure la frappe au clavier, la signature, la voix, etc.

OBS

biométrie : terme et définition uniformisés par le Comité de la terminologie de la sécurité (CTS).

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Biometría
DEF

[...] reconocimiento de las personas a través de sus características fisiológicas (huellas dactilares, iris, rostro, retina...) o de comportamiento (voz, firma...).

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