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Title Army biometric applications : identifying and addressing sociocultural concerns / John D. Woodward, Jr. [and others].

Imprint Santa Monica, CA : Rand, 2001.

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Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 185 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
text file PDF rda
Note "Prepared for the United States Army."
"Arroyo Center."
"MR-1237."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-185).
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.
Note Print version record.
Subject United States. Army -- Personnel management.
United States. Army. (OCoLC)fst00533532
United States. Army -- Personnel management.
Biometric identification -- United States.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Military Science.
HISTORY -- Military -- Other.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Human Resources & Personnel Management.
Biometric identification. (OCoLC)fst00832607
Armed Forces -- Personnel management. (OCoLC)fst00814620
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Woodward, John D., Jr.
United States. Army.
Arroyo Center.
Other Form: Print version: Army biometric applications. Santa Monica, CA : Rand, 2001 0833029851 (DLC) 2001031969 (OCoLC)46975061
ISBN 083303250X (electronic bk.)
9780833032508 (electronic bk.)
0833029851
9780833029850
Report No. RAND/MR-1237-A

 
    
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