Stability Analysis of Static Signatures for Automatic Signature Verification

  • Donato Impedovo
  • Giuseppe Pirlo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6979)

Abstract

This paper presents a static signature verification system based on the concept of local stability. Stable regions are detected in the signatures, during the enrolling phase, and are considered to be those regions affected by low variations of features among the training set. The stability evaluation is based on the Hamming distance. Stable regions are successively used for verification, in the running phase. A region-oriented verification strategy is considered, based on a well-defined similarity measure which takes into account the variability in signing of the writer. The experimental results, carried out on signatures from the GPDS database, demonstrate the viability of proposed approach.

Keywords

Biometry Static Signature Verification Stability Analysis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Donato Impedovo
    • 1
    • 2
  • Giuseppe Pirlo
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Dipartimento di InformaticaUniversità degli Studi di Bari “A. Moro”BariItaly
  2. 2.Centro Interfacoltà “Rete Puglia”Università degli Studi di Bari “A. Moro”BariItaly

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