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Latent Print Quality in Blind Proficiency Testing: Using Quality Metrics to Examine Laboratory Performance

Presented at American Association of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) 2021
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The Implementation of a Blind Quality Control Program in a Forensic Laboratory

Presented at American Association of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) 2021
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A Field Analysis of Laboratory Case Processing: Latent Print Comparison and Examiner Conclusions

Presented at American Association of Forensic Sciences (AAFS)
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Psychometrics for Forensic Fingerprint Comparisons

Forensic science often involves the evaluation of crime-scene evidence to determine whether it matches a known-source sample, such as whether a fingerprint or DNA was left by a suspect or
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Commentary on Curley et al. Assessing cognitive bias in forensic decisions: a review and outlook

In their recent critical review titled “Assessing Cognitive Bias in Forensic Decisions: A Review and Outlook,” Curley et al. (1) offer a confused and incomplete discussion of “task relevance” in
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A Survey of Fingerprint Examiners’ Attitudes towards Probabilistic Reporting

This CSAFE webinar was held on September 22, 2021. Presenter: Simon Cole University of California, Irvine Presentation Description: Over the past decade, with increasing scientific scrutiny on forensic reporting practices,
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Latent print quality in blind proficiency testing: Using quality metrics to examine laboratory performance

Calls for blind proficiency testing in forensic science disciplines intensified following the 2009 National Academy of Sciences report and were echoed in the 2016 report by the President’s Council of
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CSAFE 2021 Field Update

CSAFE 2021 Field Update

The 2021 Field Update was held June 14, 2021, and served as the closing to the first year of CSAFE 2.0. CSAFE brought together researchers, forensic science partners and interested
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Mt. Everest—we are going to lose many: a survey of fingerprint examiners’ attitudes towards probabilistic reporting

Over the past decade, with increasing scientific scrutiny on forensic reporting practices, there have been several efforts to introduce statistical thinking and probabilistic reasoning into forensic practice. These efforts have
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IRT for Forensics

This CSAFE webinar was held on April 8, 2021. Presenter: Amanda Luby Assistant Professor of Statistics, Swarthmore College Presentation Description: In this webinar, Amanda Luby explored how Item Response Theory
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