Definitions for "False Acceptance"
Result of a biometric request in the case of an Impostor Attempt provided by a biometric system which consists in a positive verification or a wrong identification of the applicant. Used in the context of Positive Claim of Identity. in the case of a candidate list, each candidate of the list before the correctly identified candidate is in a "False Acceptance" situation
When a biometric system incorrectly identifies an individual or incorrectly verifies an impostor against a claimed identity. Also known as a Type II error.
when a verification system allows an impostor to get in. It may be the result of one match or it may be the result of more than one match within a single authentication interaction. For example, if a system prompts for a password and rejects the speaker the first time but then reprompts for a second attempt which is successful.