equal error rate


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equal error rate

[¦ē·kwəl ′er·ər ‚rāt]
(communication)
The error rate of a verification system when the operating threshold for the accept/reject decision is adjusted such that the probability of false acceptance and that of false rejection become equal. Abbreviated EER.
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