Date Added: Feb 2013
Handwritten signature is a distinguishing biometric feature which is the most widely employed form of secure personal authentication. Signature verification is used in a large number of fields starting from online banking, passport verification systems to even authenticating candidates in public examinations from their signatures. Even today thousands of financial and business transactions are being authorized via signatures. Therefore an automatic signature verification system is needed. This paper represents a brief review on various approaches used in Static signature verification systems.