Handwriting identification by means of run-length measurements

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A handwritten text was scanned and digitized. The histogram of the run-lengths of the background intensity value was recorded. It is shown that the similarity between the histograms of two samples of the same person's handwriting is greater than that between the histograms of samples of two different persons' handwriting. It is also shown how some characteristics of a handwriting can be measured quantitatively.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)878-881
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics
Issue number12
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1977
Externally publishedYes

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