Handwriting authentication by envelopes of sound signature

Li, FF ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9053-963X 2004, Handwriting authentication by envelopes of sound signature , in: 17th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, 2004. ICPR 2004., 26th August 2004, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

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Frictions between a rigid-nib pen and paper result in audible sounds that are correlated with the dynamics of writing. Such writing-sounds were previously used as a biometric identity to achieve writer authentication. This paper presents an alternative and supplement algorithm for sound-based handwriting authentication. Envelopes of writing-sounds estimated by the Hilbert transforms are found useful in differentiating topologically similar characters written by different individuals. A straightforward supervised neural network in conjunction with a purpose-designed pre-processor can be trained on examples to effectively differentiate patterns of writing-sounds and thus achieve writer authentication, providing a straightforward and potential alternative to existing methods.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Schools: Schools > School of Computing, Science and Engineering > Salford Innovation Research Centre
Journal or Publication Title: Pattern Recognition, 2004. ICPR 2004. Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on (Volume:1 )
Publisher: IEEE
ISBN: 0769521282
ISSN: 1051-4651
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Funders: MMU
Depositing User: Dr Francis F. Li
Date Deposited: 11 May 2016 14:17
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2022 20:47
URI: https://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/38942

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