Database extraction strategies for low-template evidence.

  title={Database extraction strategies for low-template evidence.},
  author={\Oyvind Bleka and Guro D\orum and Hinda Haned and Peter D Gill},
  journal={Forensic science international. Genetics},
Often in forensic cases, the profile of at least one of the contributors to a DNA evidence sample is unknown and a database search is needed to discover possible perpetrators. In this article we consider two types of search strategies to extract suspects from a database using methods based on probability arguments. The performance of the proposed match scores is demonstrated by carrying out a study of each match score relative to the level of allele drop-out in the crime sample, simulating low… CONTINUE READING