More than Zero: Accounting for Error in Latent Fingerprint Identification

@inproceedings{Cole2007MoreTZ,
  title={More than Zero: Accounting for Error in Latent Fingerprint Identification},
  author={Siomon A. Cole},
  year={2007}
}
The recent exposure of an erroneous latent print identification by the FBI that led to the false arrest of Oregon attorney Brandon Mayfield has punctured the myth of the "infallibility" of fingerprint identification and generated renewed interest in the "error rate" of fingerprint identification. This article undertakes a comprehensive review of what is known about the potential error rate of latent print identification. The article first presents a compilation of all known exposed cases of… CONTINUE READING

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