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The Use Of Statistics In Forensic Science

1st Edition

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

CRC Press

242 pages

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Hardback: 9780139337482
pub: 1991-10-31

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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.

Table of Contents

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.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW / Criminal Law / General
LAW / Forensic Science
MATHEMATICS / Probability & Statistics / General