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Graphical User Interface for a Multi-Factorial Age-At-Death Estimation Method Using Fuzzy Integrals

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2012, $417,595)

A standardized method for combining multiple indicators of age from a single skeleton into a single, accurate, and repeatable age-at-death estimation is needed in forensic anthropology. To date there are no "best practice" guidelines in forensic anthropology for combining multiple indicators of age. This method is novel and has multiple advantages over other multi-factorial methods. This procedure allows investigators to use nearly any well established and tested age-at-death indicator methods and fuse the information about the accuracy of the methods with other types of quantifiable information that cause uncertainty in the age-at-death estimation. ca/ncf ca/ncf
Date Created: August 7, 2012