Identification of violent behavior using Handwriting

Deepti Jain
2020 International Journal of Advanced Trends in Computer Science and Engineering  
Violent behavior in one's personality is hidden aspect as it has some roots in writer's subcoscious and is reflected in one's handwriting. Identifying violent behavior has its importance as it is closely related with personality disorders and its associated crimes. Identifying violence behavior in handwriting is crucial as it can prohibit future crimes. Graphology or handwriting analysis is a scientific method to identify, evaluate and understand the personality of an individual through
more » ... revealed by handwriting. Handwriting analysis is done by skilled graphologists however, with the advancement of technology we are able to facilitate the task of human specialists by processing handwritten images. This paper proposes a novel approach to identify violent and aggressive behavior through handwriting. The aim of this research is to study and examine the relationship between handwriting and violent behavior. The graphic handwriting characteristics of total 60 samples, were taken for the study including 30 for normal and 30 for violent handwriting samples. The samples of violent handwriting were analyzed and compared with normal handwriting samples. Some potential features in handwriting were found which were useful to identify violent and aggressive behavior.
doi:10.30534/ijatcse/2020/303942020 fatcat:vb77slwbmnhijpuutdgedcfgkq