The process of classifying biometric data according to information that is unrelated to the actual biometric data itself. Examples of this are information about the enrollee such as sex, age, etc. This term is sometimes used in conjunction with AFIS systems.
The process of classifying biometric data according to information that is unrelated to the biometric data itself. This may involve filtering by sex, age, hair color or other distinguishing factors, and including this information in an end users database record. This term is particularly used in conjunction with Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems. See Part 2, AFIS, Filtering.
Partitioning a database through the use of either overall characteristics such as fingerprint pattern, or of exogenous information about the user not discernible from the biometric patterns such as sex, age or race.