Firemaker image collection for benchmarking forensic writer identification using image-based pattern recognition

Schomaker, L. (Creator), Vuurpijl, L. (Creator), University of Groningen, 1-Jan-2000



This distribution contains 1000 images of scanned handwritten text, scanned at resolution 300dpi grey scale, containing pages of handwritten text by 250 writers, four pages per writer, from four writing conditions, one condition per page. The conditions are:
p1: copied, natural style, p2: copied, UPPER case, p3: copied and forged, i.e.,"try to write in adifferent style than your natural style", and p4,
self generated, i.e., text produced to describe a given cartoon.
Date made available1-Jan-2000
PublisherUniversity of Groningen
Access to the dataset Open

    Keywords on Datasets

  • writer identification, image data set, handwriting, benchmarking, Monk Project
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