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Analysis of Forensic DNA Mixtures with Artefacts

Abstract:

DNA is now routinely used in criminal investigations and court cases, although DNA samples taken at crime scenes are of varying quality and therefore present challenging problems for their interpretation. We present a statistical model for the quantitative peak information obtained from an electropherogram (EPG) of a forensic DNA sample and illustrate its potential use for the analysis of criminal cases. In contrast to most previously used methods, we directly model the peak height informatio...

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10.1111/rssc.12071

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Publisher:
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Journal:
JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL STATISTICAL SOCIETY SERIES C-APPLIED STATISTICS
Volume:
64
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-48
Publication date:
2013-02-18
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EISSN:
1467-9876
ISSN:
0035-9254
Source identifiers:
387280
Language:
English
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2013-11-17

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