Document Examination

Questioned Document Examination is about stroke comparison and not stroke analysis. QDE is identifying the authenticity of a writer. Or the authenticity of a document by examining paper, ink or pencil resin. Stroke analysis is graphology which is identifying personality profiles through handwriting.

Questioned Document Examination includes the following:

  1. Strokes comparison (and not stroke analysis is looking at personalities)
  2. Similarities and consistencies in the sample.
  3. Paper quality and the history of the paper
  4. Ink or pencil residue
  5. Personality profiles are irrelevant in Questioned Document