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the study of handwriting (especially as an indicator of the writer's character or disposition)

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How does handwriting analysis compare to these tests?
Combining paleographic research and medical handwriting analysis, we aim in this project to use chronological evidence to shed more light on the impact of aging on the life of a writer.
Finally, the handwriting analysis question--forensic evidence to prove who signed the loan or that it wasn't forged.
The modern approach to handwriting analysis was established by a group of French clerics, led by Abbe Michon, who defined key aspects of the science in the 1870s after 30 years of study.
DNA, fingerprint and handwriting analysis proved Sarwar was the author.
Using handwriting analysis, detectives compared a tag Mandell daubed on a train at Three Bridges with police photographs of the same tag in various other locations.
The Forensic Document Branch conducts mostly handwriting analysis, Joseph Parker, division chief, explained.
Independent verification of the Coranderrk signature (Figure 1) with the handwriting under the sketches (Figures 4-7) was sought from two experts in handwriting analysis from the School of Human Biosciences, La Trobe University.
Fingerprints, DNA, chemical and handwriting analysis and X-rays are all explained.
He also discusses techniques that have become less popular like microscopic hair examination, handwriting analysis, lie detectors, voice spectrum analysis, and bite-mark evidence.
The principle of individuality, also known as the principle of uniqueness, forms the basis for handwriting analysis.
We are very pleased with the results from the competition conducted by the Netherlands Forensic Institute and look forward to continuing to apply the benefits of our technology to forensic handwriting analysis," said Alexander Filatov, senior vice president for Parascript.
The briefing also covered handwriting analysis and open-source fraud detection resources, and included hands-on exercises involving suspect documents the British embassy had received in visa applications.
Her lawyer Kevin McLean, who contacted newspapers to publicise her claims, says a handwriting analysis backs up her claim and she has passed psychological tests.
In some cases, a graphologist is also a psychologist, because it is believed that graphology - handwriting analysis - provides insight into personality, mental state, and nervous system health.