International Journal of Computer Applications
Personal identity verification is of great importance in today's world which is full of frauds and forgeries. A signature being a very good biometric has been since a long time for personal identity verification. Signature verification is the process used to recognize an individual's handwritten signature to prevent fraud. In this paper, the dynamic features of the signature are considered so as to prevent forgeries. The pressure at the pen-tip together with the x and y coordinates of the signature are measured and features extracted from these are used to verify the signature.