At peak performance, the system would incorrectly slam on the brakes almost two times per hour, a false alarm rate that needs to come down if the system is going to be useful, says cognitive neuroscientist Raja Parasuraman of George Mason University in Fairfax, Va.
What does FAR stand for?
FAR stands for False Alarm Rate
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We have 268 other meanings of FAR in our Acronym Attic
- Fabbrica Avvolgibili Roma (Italian)
- Face-Aware Routing
- Facility Request Message
- Faculty Activity Report (various universities)
- Faculty Annual Report (various schools)
- Faculty Athletics Representative (various universities)
- Faculty Awards for Research
- Failure Analysis Report (seimconductors)
- Failure Analysis Request
- False Acceptance Rate (biometrics)
- False Alarm Ratio (weather forecasting)
- Farandole Composer (digital music file format)
- Fargo (Amtrak station code; Fargo, ND)
- Fargo, ND, USA - Hector Airport (Airport Code)
- Farsi (language)
- Fatal Accident Rate
- Feasibility Assessment Report
- Federal Acquisition Regulation
- Federal Acquisition Review/Report
- Federal Air Regulation
Samples in periodicals archive:
With about 12 million containers entering the United States every year, a 1-percent false alarm rate would force agents to physically inspect more than 3,000 units per day.
Special attention is given to the ten customers with the highest monthly false alarm rate and the ten with the highest cumulative rate.
To reduce the potential for false alarms, detectors that can continuously monitor the background radiation level and adjust their alarm threshold level are the most effective because they can be set at the lowest possible detection limit while still maintaining a low false alarm rate.
The tests at Hamburg showed a false alarm rate of under 1%, while the system detected standard plastic explosives, military and industrial explosives and identified homemade explosives from their component parts.
Different Applications The false alarm rate in Fort Smith stood at about 98 percent when the city approved an ordinance in January.
The system provides automated explosive detection with low false alarm rates by utilizing multi-view (5-view) high quality dual-energy X-ray images with high class image quality.
15 billion program aims to decrease the false alarm rates in current systems.