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How Minutiae Frequency is Perceived and Used by Fingerprint Analysts in the Evaluation of Fingerprint Evidence

Analysts consider the appearance, placement, and number of features within a fingerprint pattern (called minutiae) that correspond when deciding whether two fingerprints originated from the same person. Little is known
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CSAFE Project Update & ASCLD FRC Collaboration

This presentation highlighted CSAFE’s collaboration with the ASCLD FRC Collaboration Hub.
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Reliability for Binary and Ordinal Data in Forensics

Black-box studies are a crucial part of assessing the accuracy and reliability of subjective decisions in forensics. The extant black-box studies have generally had two components. In the first study,
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Understanding forensic decision-making with Item Response Theory: Using a NFI firearms study

This presentation is from the Forensic Big Data Colloquium at the Netherlands Forensic Institute, November 2022. Posted with permission of CSAFE.
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Source identification of shoeprints in mock crime scene using an algorithm based on automatic alignment

This presentation is from the 75th Anniversary Conference of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Orlando, Florida, February 13-18, 2023. Posted with permission of CSAFE
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Ensemble of Score Likelihood Ratios under the common source problem

Machine learning-based Score Likelihood Ratios have been proposed as an alternative to traditional Likelihood Ratios and Bayes Factor to quantify the value of evidence when contrasting two opposing propositions. Under
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Forensic Analysis on Android Social Networking Applications

This presentation is from the 75th Anniversary Conference of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Orlando, Florida, February 13-18, 2023. Posted with permission of CSAFE.
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Source Camera Identification on Multi-Camera Phones

Camera identification addresses the scenario where an investigator has a questioned digital image from an unknown camera. The investigator wants to know whether the questioned image was taken by a
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An Ounce of Prevention: A Simple and Practical Tool for Mitigating Cognitive Bias in Forensic Decisions.

Learning Overview: The free information management toolkit described in this presentation will be introduced and attendees will learn to use this toolkit as a training tool and as a practical
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Sampling & Non-Response: Implications for inference in black-box studies

The following is from University of California Law San Francisco symposium “Forensic identification in criminal courts,” February 2023. Posted with permission of CSAFE.
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