CS3699 Biometrics

This course reviews the technical details of biometric identification and verification. The major biometric approaches (fingerprints, irises, etc.) are covered in detail with respect to acquisition of biometric data, matching techniques, anti-spooking techniques, and current standards. The uses and limitations of biometrics are covered, as well as some of the legal, ethical, and privacy concerns of maintaining and using biometric data. This course is one of several that will collectively comprise the requirements for Identity Management specialization tracks in both the Information Science and Computer Science degree programs. Completion of four courses, CS3686, CS3699, IS3710, and IS3720, will meet the requirements for earning the Federal DoD Identity Management Certificate offered by NPS. Prerequisites: None.

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