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Handwriting Biometrics: Applications and Future Trends in e-Security and e-Health

Marcos Faundez-Zanuy, Julian Fierrez, Miguel A. Ferrer, Moises Diaz, Ruben Tolosana and Réjean Plamondon

Article (2020)

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Online handwritten analysis presents many applications in e-security, signature biometrics being the most popular but not the only one. Handwriting analysis also has an important set of applications in e-health. Both kinds of applications (e-security and e-health) have some unsolved questions and relations among them that should be addressed in the next years. We summarize the state of the art and applications based on handwriting signals. Later on, we focus on the main achievements and challenges that should be addressed by the scientific community, providing a guide for future research. Among all the points discussed in this article, we remark the importance of considering security, health, and metadata from a joint perspective. This is especially critical due to the risks inherent when using these behavioral signals.

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Online handwriting, Biometrics, e-Security, e-Health, Privacy

Subjects: 2500 Electrical and electronic engineering > 2500 Electrical and electronic engineering
2700 Information technology > 2700 Information technology
Department: Department of Electrical Engineering
Funders: Spanish grant, IDEA-FAST, Bio-Guard, Cecabank, CRSNG / NSERC, Comunidad de Madrid
Grant number: MINECO/FEDER TEC2016-77791-C4, RTI2018-101248-B-I00, H2020-JTI-IMI2-2018-15-two-stage-853981, Ayudas Fundacion BBVA 2017, RGPIN-2015-06409, PEJD-2019-POST/TIC-16031
PolyPublie URL: https://publications.polymtl.ca/9263/
Journal Title: Cognitive Computation (vol. 12, no. 5)
Publisher: Springer Nature
DOI: 10.1007/s12559-020-09755-z
Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12559-020-09755-z
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2022 11:15
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2024 13:08
Cite in APA 7: Faundez-Zanuy, M., Fierrez, J., Ferrer, M. A., Diaz, M., Tolosana, R., & Plamondon, R. (2020). Handwriting Biometrics: Applications and Future Trends in e-Security and e-Health. Cognitive Computation, 12(5), 940-953. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12559-020-09755-z


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