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IPTES Series: Error Rates & Implications of the Quality
IPTES Series: Error Rates & Implications of the Quality

This series is designed to bring together practitioners to enhance information-sharing & promote collaboration in the impression, pattern & trace evidence, law enforcement and legal communities.
IPTES Series: Error Rates & Implications of the Quality

This series is specifically designed to bring together practitioners and researchers to enhance information-sharing and promote collaboration among the impression, pattern and trace evidence, law enforcement and legal communities. The series will also provide unique educational opportunities for forensic examiners in the disciplines of impression, pattern and trace evidence.

The Presentations and their Authors are listed below:

1. Understanding and Calculating Error Rates in Pattern Evidence - Heidi Eldridge

2. Implications of the Quality, Black Box, and White Box Studies - Austin Hicklin & JoAnn Buscaglia

This webinar series will focus on topics that include the latest developments and challenges to fingerprint, shoeprint and tire tread evidence, questioned documents, bloodstain pattern analysis, biometrics, firearms/toolmarks, digital photography, fibers, paint, tape and other types of evidence as well as calculation of error rate, testimony, interpretation/reporting, case studies, and technology applications.

This webinar was recorded in its entirety at the time of the live event in order to capture the one on one interaction with the presenter.

Speaker

Heidi Eldridge, Austin Hicklin & JoAnn Buscaglia
Heidi Eldridge - RTI International

Austin Hicklin - Federal Bureau of Investigation Laboratory Counterterrorism and Forensic Science Research Unit

JoAnn Buscaglia - Federal Bureau of Investigation Laboratory Counterterrorism and Forensic Science Research Unit
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This event is funded through a Cooperative Agreement (2011-DN-BX-K564) from the National Institute

of Justice (NIJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), and U.S. Department of Justice (USDOJ). The views,

policies, and opinions expressed are those of the authors and contributors and do not necessarily reflect

those of the NIJ, OJP, or USDOJ.