Hair-MAP: a prototype automated system for forensic hair comparison and analysis.

@article{Verma2002HairMAPAP,
  title={Hair-MAP: a prototype automated system for forensic hair comparison and analysis.},
  author={Mool S Verma and Lorien Y. Pratt and Chidamber Ganesh and Christy Medina},
  journal={Forensic science international},
  year={2002},
  volume={129 3},
  pages={
          168-86
        }
}
This paper demonstrates the feasibility of the automation of forensic hair analysis and comparison task using neural network explanation systems (NNESs). Our system takes as input microscopic images of two hairs and produces a classification decision as to whether or not the hairs came from the same person. Hair images were captured using a NEXTDimension video board in a NEXTDimension color turbo computer, connected to a video camera. Image processing was done on an SGI indigo workstation. Each… CONTINUE READING
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