FINDS: A training package to assess forensic fibre evidence. (English) Zbl 1077.68779

Coello Coello, Carlos A. (ed.) et al., MICAI 2002: Advances in artificial intelligence. 2nd Mexican international conference, Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico, April 22–26, 2002. Proceedings. Berlin: Springer (ISBN 3-540-43475-5). Lect. Notes Comput. Sci. 2313, 420-429 (2002).
Summary: In this paper we present FINDS a training system for new forensic scientists and a prototype of a knowledge base system. This system is for pre-assessment and assessment of fibre evidence. The pre-assessment and assessment involves uncertain reasoning through a Bayesian network for fibre transfer, persistence and retrieval. FINDS also provides support in the training of new forensic scientists on decision making under uncertainty. This training is required when a forensic scientist needs to decide whether a forensic fibre analysis is cost-effective for clients such as the police and law firms.
For the entire collection see [Zbl 0992.00042].


68T05 Learning and adaptive systems in artificial intelligence
92C50 Medical applications (general)


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