Global Security, Safety and Sustainability & e-Democracy. 7th International and 4th e-Democracy, Joint Conferences, ICGS3/e-Democracy 2011, Thessaloniki, Greece, August 24-26, 2011, Revised Selected Papers

Research Article

Study of the Perception on the Biometric Technology by the Portuguese Citizens

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.1007/978-3-642-33448-1_37,
        author={Daniela Borges and V\^{\i}tor S\^{a} and S\^{e}rgio Tenreiro de Magalh\"{a}es and Henrique Santos},
        title={Study of the Perception on the Biometric Technology by the Portuguese Citizens},
        proceedings={Global Security, Safety and Sustainability \& e-Democracy. 7th International and 4th e-Democracy, Joint Conferences, ICGS3/e-Democracy 2011, Thessaloniki, Greece, August 24-26, 2011, Revised Selected Papers},
        proceedings_a={ICGS3 \& E-DEMOCRACY},
        year={2012},
        month={10},
        keywords={biometrics reliability security cognitive biometrics},
        doi={10.1007/978-3-642-33448-1_37}
    }
    
  • Daniela Borges
    Vítor Sá
    Sérgio Tenreiro de Magalhães
    Henrique Santos
    Year: 2012
    Study of the Perception on the Biometric Technology by the Portuguese Citizens
    ICGS3 & E-DEMOCRACY
    Springer
    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-33448-1_37
Daniela Borges1,*, Vítor Sá1,*, Sérgio Tenreiro de Magalhães1,*, Henrique Santos2,*
  • 1: Universidade Católica Portuguesa
  • 2: Universidade do Minho
*Contact email: minagalhaesborges@hotmail.com, vitor.sa@braga.ucp.pt, stmagalhaes@braga.ucp.pt, hsantos@dsi.uminho.pt

Abstract

This article presents the results of a systematic inquiry about the perception of the Portuguese on the biometric technology, which involved 606 citizens. It is presented the principal biometrics and the main concepts on its evaluation. Following a simple method consisting in a survey by questionnaire, the most relevant conclusions are presented.