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Offline Signature Verification: An Approach Based on Score Level Fusion

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2010 by IJCA Journal
Number 18 - Article 10
Year of Publication: 2010
H.N. Prakash
D. S. Guru

H N Prakash and D S Guru. Article: Offline Signature Verification: An Approach Based on Score Level Fusion. International Journal of Computer Applications 1(1):52–58, February 2010. Published By Foundation of Computer Science. BibTeX

	author = {H.N. Prakash and D. S. Guru},
	title = {Article: Offline Signature Verification: An Approach Based on Score Level Fusion},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2010},
	volume = {1},
	number = {1},
	pages = {52--58},
	month = {February},
	note = {Published By Foundation of Computer Science}


In this paper, we propose a new approach for offline signature verification based on score level fusion of distance and orientation features of centroids. The proposed method employs symbolic representation of offline signatures using bi-interval valued feature vector. Distance and orientation features of centroids of offline signatures are used to form bi-interval valued symbolic feature vector for representing signatures. A method of offline signature verification based on the bi-interval valued symbolic representation is presented. Several experiments are conducted on MCYT_ signature database [1] of 2250 signatures to demonstrate the efficacy of the proposed approach based score level fusion for offline signature verification.


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