On the capacity of a biometrical identification system

Frans M.J. Willems, A.A.C.M. Kalker, J. Goseling, Jean-Paul M.G. Linnartz

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Abstract

We investigate fundamental properties of biometrical identification systems. We focus on the capacity, i.e. a measure for the number of individuals that can be reliably identified. It can be expressed using standard information-theoretical concepts.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of IEEE ISIT 2003
Place of PublicationPiscataway
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Pages82
Number of pages1
ISBN (Print)0-7803-7728-1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003
Event2003 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Yokohama, Japan
Duration: 29 Jun 20034 Jul 2003

Conference

Conference2003 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory
CountryJapan
CityYokohama
Period29/06/034/07/03

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    Willems, F. M. J., Kalker, A. A. C. M., Goseling, J., & Linnartz, J-P. M. G. (2003). On the capacity of a biometrical identification system. In Proceedings of IEEE ISIT 2003 (pp. 82). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. https://doi.org/10.1109/ISIT.2003.1228096