Forensic Comparative Science - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780123735829, 9780080920016

Forensic Comparative Science

1st Edition

Qualitative Quantitative Source Determination of Unique Impressions, Images, and Objects

Authors: John Vanderkolk
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123735829
eBook ISBN: 9780080920016
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 20th July 2009
Page Count: 368
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Description

Chapter 1: Recognizing Belief
Chapter 2: Believing Recognition
Chapter 3: Unique and Persistent Surfaces of the Source
Chapter 4: Ranges of Levels of Details in Images
Chapter 5: Qualitative Quantitative Relationship of Details
Chapter 6: Analysis, Analysis, Comparison, Evaluation, and Verification
Chapter 7: Fractures, Tears, and Separations
Chapter 8: Tools and Guns
Chapter 9: Shoes and Tires
Chapter 10: Unique Surface Structures on a Body
Chapter 11: It Just Does Not Matter

Key Features

  • Brings the comparative sciences under one philosophy of understanding in regards to terminology, examination method and standards for conclusions
  • Provides standards for conclusions including sufficiency vs. insufficiency for comparisons, individualization, agreement vs. disagreement, and levels of detail required
  • Not only helps gaining scientific and technical knowledge but also helps to understand and appreciate the importance of the comparative sciences to the criminal justice system
  • A ‘must read’ for any forensic science student with an interest in comparative sciences, all trainees in forensic laboratories, and active examiners throughout the world wanting a compilation of many disciplines under one generalized philosophy of examination
  • Readership

    PRIMARY MARKET:
    Forensic experts/practitioners, forensic students, forensic laboratory trainees, and forensic researchers
    SECONDARY MARKET:
    Law enforcement and attorneys

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1: Recognizing Belief
    Chapter 2: Believing Recognition
    Chapter 3: Unique and Persistent Surfaces of the Source
    Chapter 4: Ranges of Levels of Details in Images
    Chapter 5: Qualitative Quantitative Relationship of Details
    Chapter 6: Analysis, Analysis, Comparison, Evaluation, and Verification
    Chapter 7: Fractures, Tears, and Separations
    Chapter 8: Tools and Guns
    Chapter 9: Shoes and Tires
    Chapter 10: Unique Surface Structures on a Body
    Chapter 11: It Just Does Not Matter

    Details

    No. of pages:
    368
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © Academic Press 2009
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Academic Press
    eBook ISBN:
    9780080920016
    Hardcover ISBN:
    9780123735829

    About the Author

    John Vanderkolk