CSAFE’s Latest Resources
Change cannot happen without community. CSAFE is passionate about achieving its mission to apply a statistically sound and scientifically solid foundation to the interpretation of forensic evidence. To that end, we invite fellow scientists and researchers, along with those in the forensic and legal communities, to use and share these resources as we work together to elevate forensic science and technology.
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Source identification of shoeprints in mock crime scene using an algorithm based on automatic alignment
Published: 2023 | By: Hana Lee
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
Published: 2023 | By: Frederico Veneri
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 the common source problem, the opposing proposition relates to the…
Published: 2023 | By: Chen Shi
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.
Published: 2023 | By: Stephanie Reinders
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 camera on a person of interest’s phone. Researchers discovered that…
Published: 2023 | By: Pilhyun (Andrew) Lim
Identifying the source of handwriting is an important application in the field of forensic science that addresses questioned document evidence found in criminal cases and civil litigation. It is difficult, given the idiosyncrasies of a person’s handwriting, to recognize the…
Published: 2023 | By: Anyesha Ray
Questioned Document Examiners (QDEs) are tasked with analyzing handwriting evidence to make source (or writership) determinations. The Center for Statistics and Applications of Forensic Evidence (CSAFE) has previously developed computational methods to automatically extract quantifiable handwriting features and statistical methods…
Published: 2023 | By: Alexandria Arabio
Handwriting comparative analysis is based on the principle that no two individuals can produce the same writing and that an individual cannot exactly reproduce his/her handwriting. This project aims to assess and quantify the natural variations produced by a distinct…
Published: 2023 | By: Rachel Longjohn
This work focuses on the situation in which investigators have obtained as evidence logs of user-generated activities on a device, such as sending text messages or emails, opening or interacting with mobile apps, or making calls from particular locations. Quantitative…
An Ounce of Prevention: A Simple and Practical Tool for Mitigating Cognitive Bias in Forensic Decisions.
Published: 2023 | By: Adele Quigley-McBride
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 solution for analysts and laboratories interested in implementing the Linear…
Published: 2023 | By: Kori Khan
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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