The relation between sensitivity, similar non-matches and database size in fingerprint database searches
The long-standing problem of estimating the age and sex of subadult skeletal remains has been significantly "solved" with the advances in understanding the growth and development patterns in the skeletons of young people. Kyra Stull, an anthropologist and forensic researcher at University of Nevada, Reno, and Danielle McLeod-Henning, a physical scientist at NIJ, share more about this research with NIJ writer and host Jim Dawson.
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Development of an Interactive Database of Contemporary Material Properties for Computer Fire Modeling
Horizontal and vertical 2DPCA-based discriminant analysis for face verification on a large-scale database
Horizontal and vertical 2DPCA based discriminant analysis for face verification using the FRGC version 2 database
The Effectiveness of Forensic Genetic Genealogy Techniques for Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color
Mitogenome Sequencing of 10,000 Population Samples Using a Highly Accurate, Single-Molecule Approach
NIJ scientist Tracey Johnson joins science writer Sarah Michaud in this episode. They discuss Rapid DNA technology, and Tracey explains the complexities of this technology – its pitfalls and its possibilities.
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