Trial of dynamic signature verification for a real-world identification solution


This paper describes a recent trial of a biometric identity verification system. The prototype system developed provided a means of automatically issuing pass cards providing access to a major site. The paper begins with the description of a practical problem — access control to a major industrial site, and the potential benefits a biometric technique might offer. This is followed with a description of a prototype access control system, and a review of dynamic signature verification as a biometric technique. Results from the trial are presented, followed by an analysis of the results. The paper concludes by summarising the findings and describing possible ways forward.

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Gifford, M., Edwards, N. Trial of dynamic signature verification for a real-world identification solution. BT Technol J 23, 259–266 (2005).

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  • Information System
  • User Interface
  • Access Control
  • Practical Problem
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