1st Edition

The Use Of Statistics In Forensic Science

By C. G. G. Aitken, David A. Stoney Copyright 1991

    Describes ways of assessing forensic science evidence and the means of communicating the assessment to a court of law. The aim of this work is to ensure that the courts consider seriously the probability of the evidence of association.

    Probability; populations and samples; weight of evidence and the Bayesian likelihood ratio; transfer evidence; application of statistics to particular areas of forensic science; knowledge-based systems; quality- based systems.


    C. G. G. Aitken, David A. Stoney