17 April 2006 Cryptographic key generation using handwritten signature
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Based on recent works showing the feasibility of key generation using biometrics, we study the application of handwritten signature to cryptography. Our signature-based key generation scheme implements the cryptographic construction named fuzzy vault. The use of distinctive signature features suited for the fuzzy vault is discussed and evaluated. Experimental results are reported, including error rates to unlock the secret data by using both random and skilled forgeries from the MCYT database.
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M. Freire-Santos, M. Freire-Santos, J. Fierrez-Aguilar, J. Fierrez-Aguilar, J. Ortega-Garcia, J. Ortega-Garcia, } "Cryptographic key generation using handwritten signature", Proc. SPIE 6202, Biometric Technology for Human Identification III, 62020N (17 April 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.665875; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.665875
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