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BIOMETRIC IDENTIFICATION

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Definition:
Identification of individuals through one or more of their physical characteristics.

Source Publication:
Adapting new technologies to census operations, Arij Dekker, Symposium on Global Review of 2000 Round of Population and Housing Censuses: Mid-Decade Assessment and Future Prospects, Statistics Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations Secretariat New York, 7-10 August 2001, Glossary.

Hyperlink:
http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/docs/symposium_06.htm#_Toc8547016

Statistical Theme: Science and technology statistics

Created on Tuesday, August 13, 2002

Last updated on Friday, February 28, 2003