David R. Paoletti

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Samples containing DNA from two or more individuals can be difficult to interpret. Even ascertaining the number of contributors can be challenging and associated uncertainties can have dramatic effects on the interpretation of testing results. Using an FBI genotypes dataset, containing complete genotype information from the 13 Combined DNA Index System(More)
1632 LETTERS Some have suggested that the release of NDIS profiles would be unduly burdensome (13), but the relevant fields in the SQL database could be copied in a matter of minutes. Open access to data is a fundamental tenet of science. The need for openness was reinforced by the recent National Research Council report, which decried the insularity of(More)
Forensic samples containing DNA from two or more individuals can be difficult to interpret. Even ascertaining the number of contributors to the sample can be challenging. These uncertainties can dramatically reduce the statistical weight attached to evidentiary samples. A probabilistic mixture algorithm that takes into account not just the number and(More)
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