Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $760,256)
This award will provide funding for the University of Notre Dame du Lac to begin reasearch and development of a forensically
based, principled, and open system for face characterization that can be of use in criminal justice applications. The use of facial features will improve both the accuracy and speed of face recognition systems, decreasing case backlog by allowing for faster, automated, and more accurate identification of individuals from photographs.
- The Effectiveness of Forensic Genetic Genealogy Techniques for Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color
- DNA Typing Strategies for Identification of Human Remains via Real-Time Nanopore Sequencing
- Embedding Social Work into a Police Department in the South: Understanding the Impact and Cultural Shift of Implementing a Problem-Oriented, Collaborative Policing Model