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Army biometric applications [electronic resource] : identifying and addressing sociocultural concerns / John D. Woodward, Jr. ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Woodward, John D., Jr | United States. Army | Arroyo Center.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Santa Monica, CA : Rand, 2001Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 185 p.) : ill.ISBN: 083303250X (electronic bk.); 9780833032508 (electronic bk.); 0833029851; 9780833029850.Subject(s): United States. Army -- Personnel management | Biometric identification -- United States | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Military Science | HISTORY -- Military -- OtherGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Army biometric applications.DDC classification: 355.6/1 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface; Figures; Tables; Summary; Acknowledgments; Acronyms Chapter One: INTRODUCTION; Chapter One: INTRODUCTION; Chapter Two: A PRIMER ON BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY; Chapter Three: WHAT CONCERNS DO BIOMETRICS RAISE AND HOW DO THEY DIFFER FROM CONCERNS ABOUT OTHER IDENTIFICATION METHODS; Chapter Four: WHAT STEPS CAN THE ARMY TAKE TO ADDRESS THESE CONCERNS?; Chapter Five: WHAT IS THE FEASIBILITY OF A NATIONAL BIOMETRIC CENTER?; Chapter Six: CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS; A. BIOMETRICS: A TECHNICAL PRIMER; B. PROGRAM REPORTS.
Summary: Every human possesses virtually infallible forms of identification. Known as biometrics, examples include fingerprints. The US Army has undertaken an assessment of how it can use biometrics to improve security, efficiency and convenience. This report examines the sociocultural concerns that arise.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-185).

Preface; Figures; Tables; Summary; Acknowledgments; Acronyms Chapter One: INTRODUCTION; Chapter One: INTRODUCTION; Chapter Two: A PRIMER ON BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY; Chapter Three: WHAT CONCERNS DO BIOMETRICS RAISE AND HOW DO THEY DIFFER FROM CONCERNS ABOUT OTHER IDENTIFICATION METHODS; Chapter Four: WHAT STEPS CAN THE ARMY TAKE TO ADDRESS THESE CONCERNS?; Chapter Five: WHAT IS THE FEASIBILITY OF A NATIONAL BIOMETRIC CENTER?; Chapter Six: CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS; A. BIOMETRICS: A TECHNICAL PRIMER; B. PROGRAM REPORTS.

Every human possesses virtually infallible forms of identification. Known as biometrics, examples include fingerprints. The US Army has undertaken an assessment of how it can use biometrics to improve security, efficiency and convenience. This report examines the sociocultural concerns that arise.

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