A false match rate (FMR) is the
|“||[p]roportion of the completed biometric non-match comparison trials that result in a false match.||”|
"[T]he FMR is the probability of the incorrect matches. Incorrect matches in a positive identification system mean that unauthorized people could gain access to resources or places to which they are not allowed."
- ↑ Biometrics Identity Management Agency, Biometrics Glossary, at 27 (Ver. 5) (Oct. 2010) (full-text).
- ↑ Biometric Technologies: Security, Legal, and Policy Implications, at 5 n.4.