The Federal Bureaudatabase. [sic.] of Investigation is looking for West Virginia University students to volunteer for a handwriting study which will contribute to a growing biometric The study will dissect anonymous volunteers' handwriting and allow the University's forensics department to learn the importance of handwriting in solving crimes. ... "In order to promote interest in the program, coordinators will compensate participants with a $50 VISA gift card and pizza during sessions," Caridi said.My guest post at the M2SYS blog touched upon the fact that developers require large data sets in order create and test their biometric matching algorithms. Here's an example of how they collect the data they need.
Thursday, September 1, 2011
West Virginia: FBI seeks local volunteers for handwriting project
Pizza and Fifty Bucks (The Daily Athenaeum)