Skip to content

Forensic Statistics

Error Rate Methods for Forensic Handwriting Identification

Presentation is from the 106th International Association for Identification (IAI) Annual Educational Conference
Read More

Measuring Proficiency among Latent Print Examiners: A Statistical Approach from Standardized Testing

This presentation is from the 74th Annual Scientific Conference of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences
Read More

Ensemble of SLR systems for forensic evidence

Machine learning-based Score Likelihood Ratios have been proposed as an alternative to traditional Likelihood Ratio and Bayes Factor to quantify the value of forensic evidence. Scores allow formulating comparisons using
Read More

Likelihood Ratios for Categorical Evidence with Applications to Digital Forensics

In forensic investigations, the goal of evidence evaluation is often to address source-/identity-based questions in which the evidence consists of two sets of observations: one from an unknown source tied
Read More

Center for Statistics and Application in Forensic Evidence Update

The information below highlights a sample of current research initiatives led by the CSAFE team. Additional accomplishments in other forensic science disciplines will be discussed in subsequent issues of Forensic
Read More

Reliability for Binary and Ordinal Data in Forensics

Forensics studies of feature-based comparison decisions typically focus on the accuracy and reliability the decisions. Decisions can be reports in the form of binary conclusions (value / no value) or
Read More

The ASCLD Forensic Research Committee and You: A Collaboration Worth Investigating

This CSAFE webinar was held on November 17, 2022. Presenter: Henry Maynard Committee Chair, ASCLD Forensic Research Committee Chief Scientist in the Office of the Chief Scientist, Defense Forensic Science
Read More

handwriter: a Demonstration and Update on CSAFE Handwriting Analysis

This CSAFE webinar was held on October 18, 2022. Presenters: Alicia Carriquiry Director, CSAFE Distinguished Professor and President’s Chair, Department of Statistics – Iowa State University Stephanie Reinders Research Scientist,
Read More

Tutorial on Likelihood Ratios with Applications in Digital Forensics

This CSAFE webinar was held on September 15, 2022. Presenters: Rachel Longjohn PhD Student – Department of Statistics, University of California, Irvine Dr. Padhraic Smyth Chancellor’s Professor – Departments of
Read More

Ensemble SLRs for Forensic Evidence Comparison

This CSAFE webinar was held on August 25, 2022. Presenter: Danica Ommen Assistant Professor – Department of Statistics, Iowa State University Presentation Description: To strengthen the statistical foundations of forensic
Read More