(1) To assign a value to a symbolic placeholder. During compilation, for example, the compiler assigns symbolic addresses to some variables and instructions. When the program is bound, or linked, the binder replaces the symbolic addresses with real machine addresses. The moment at which binding occurs is called bind time or link time.
(2) When capitalized BIND is short for Berkeley Internet Name Domain.
(1) A tool that combines two or more files into a single file, usually for the purpose of hiding one of them. Commonly associated with Trojan horses, where the Trojan is bound to a real file, such as a text file that opens with Notepad or other program. The users believe they are opening a […]
In biometrics it is the term used to describe the examination or classification of biometric data to improve a biometric engine’sidentification matching rate.
Slang term used to mean identification based on biometrics. May also be called bio-identification.
The application of computer technology to the management of biological information. Specifically, it is the science of developing computer databases and algorithms to facilitate and expedite biological research. Bioinformatics is being used largely in the field of human genome research by the Human Genome Project that has been determining the sequence of the entire human […]
- Biometric Accuracy
A general term used to describe how accurate a biometric system performs. Biometric accuracy is based on several verifying criteria including the identification rate, error rate, false acceptance rate, false alarm rate, and additional biometric system standards.