Advances In Digital Handwritten Signature Processing: A Human Artefact For E-society

Advances In Digital Handwritten Signature Processing: A Human Artefact For E-society

By: Michael Fairhurst (editor), Giuseppe Pirlo (editor), Donato Impedovo (editor)Hardback

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In the age of e-society, handwritten signature processing is an enabling technology in a multitude of fields in the "digital agenda" of many countries, ranging from e-health to e-commerce, from e-government to e-justice, from e-democracy to e-banking, and smart cities. Handwritten signatures are very complex signs; they are the result of an elaborate process that depends on the psychophysical state of the signer and the conditions under which the signature apposition process occurs. Notwithstanding, recent efforts from academies and industries now make possible the integration of signature-based technologies into other standard equipment to form complete solutions that are able to support the security requirements of today's society.Advances in Digital Handwritten Signature Processing primarily provides an update on the most fascinating and valuable researches in the multifaceted field of handwritten signature analysis and processing. The chapters within also introduce and discuss critical aspects and precious opportunities related to the use of this technology, as well as highlight fundamental theoretical and applicative aspects of the field. This book contains papers by well-recognized and active researchers and scientists, as well as by engineers and commercial managers working for large international companies in the field of signature-based systems for a wide range of applications and for the development of e-society.This publication is devoted to both researchers and experts active in the field of biometrics and handwriting forensics, as well as professionals involved in the development of signature-based solutions for advanced applications in medicine, finance, commerce, banking, public and private administrations, etc. Handwritten Signature Processing may also be used as an advanced textbook by graduate students.


Signature Analysis; On-line/Off-line Signature Processing; Forensic Applications; Mobile Identity Recognition; Digital Identity Management; Automatic Signature Verification; Handwritten Signatures for e-Society; Laws and Regulations; Personal Identification; Security Issue; Signature Generation Models; Evaluation of Signature Processing Systems; Handwritten Signature Database; Signature Acquisition: Standards and Protocols; Signature for Disease Monitoring.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9789814579629
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 164
  • ID: 9789814579629
  • ISBN10: 9814579629

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