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Statistical Analysis of Handwriting for Writer Identification

Conference/Workshop:
American Society of Questioned Document Examiners Annual Meeting
Published: 2019
Primary Author: Amy Crawford
Secondary Authors: Nick Berry, Alicia L. Carriquiry, Danica Ommen
Research Area: Handwriting

This presentation overviews the use of a statistical model to provide probabilistic statements of writership for handwritten documents.

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