The Use Of Statistics In Forensic Science
Ellis Horwood Series in Forensic Science
Author: C. G. G. Aitken
Author: David A. Stoney
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.
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.