Case assessment and interpretation

Graham Jackson, Philip J. Jones

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    Abstract

    This article describes the development and application of a model framework that helps scientists design effective, efficient, and robust case-examination strategies. The Case Assessment and Interpretation (CAI) model, founded on Bayesian thinking, provides clarity on the role of forensic scientists within the criminal justice process, encourages consistency of approach, and helps direct research effort.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationWiley encyclopedia of forensic science
    EditorsAllan Jamieson, Andre Moenssens
    Place of PublicationChichester
    PublisherWiley
    Pages483-496
    Number of pages4
    Volume2
    ISBN (Print)9780470018262
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 15 Sep 2009

    Keywords

    • Bayesian approach
    • Case assessment
    • Interpretation
    • Expert opinion
    • Hierarchy of propositions
    • Preassessment
    • Likelihood ratio

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