Human-Biometric Sensor Interaction: Impact of Training on Biometric System and User Performance

  • Eric P. Kukula
  • Robert W. Proctor
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5618)


Increasingly sophisticated biometric methods are being used for a variety of applications in which accurate authentication of people is necessary. Because all biometric methods require humans to interact with a device of some type, effective implementation requires consideration of human factors issues. One such issue is the training needed to use a particular device appropriately. In this paper, we review human factors issues in general that are associated with biometric devices and focus more specifically on the role of training.


biometrics human-biometric sensor interaction (HBSI) human performance instruction training 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eric P. Kukula
    • 1
  • Robert W. Proctor
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Industrial TechnologyPurdue University, Biometric, Standards, Performance, & Assurance LaboratoryWest LafayetteUSA
  2. 2.Department of Psychological SciencesPurdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA

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