Just Bayesian Brawl

In episode nine of the IPTES season, Just Science is covering the Statistical Approaches to Forensic Interpretation panel, recorded live at IPTES. Moderators for the panel was your host, Dr. John Morgan, from RTI International and Dr. Jose Almirall, Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Florida International University.

Panelist gave presentations during the symposium on various statistical topics, these presentations were:

“Reality Check – What Is Expected from Expert Witnesses”, by Dr. Steven Lund.

“Challenges Faced by Experts When Communicating Forensic Evidence to Triers of Fact: A Statistician’s View” by Dr. Hari Iyer.

“The Use of Similarity Measures (Scores) to Quantify the Weight of Forensic Evidence” by Dr. Cedric Neumann, from South Dakota State University.

“Statistical Analysis in Forensic Science Evidential Value of Multivariate Data” by Dr. Daniel Ramos, from the Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain.

“The Anatomy of Forensic Identification Decisions: Rethinking Current Reporting Practice in a Decision-Theoretic Perspective” by Dr. Alex Biedermann.

If you would like to watch their presentations you can find them here.

This episode of Just Science is funded by the National Institute of Justice’s Forensic Technology Center of Excellence [Award 2016-MU-BX-K110].

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2018 IPTES Archives