December 30, 2002

What's In A Name?

The New York Times today has an article describing the challenge of identifying names within a large database. In this case, the database is of known terrorists and the article does little to convince anyone that security agencies will be able to screen for terrorists based on names. This software has a long way to go before it can be used confidently to identify individuals in a multi-cultural society.

Posted by Abner on December 30, 2002 10:31 AM | TrackBack
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