Partial matches in heterogeneous offender databases do not call into question the validity of random match probability calculations

@article{Budowle2008PartialMI,
  title={Partial matches in heterogeneous offender databases do not call into question the validity of random match probability calculations},
  author={Bruce Budowle and F. Samuel Baechtel and R. Murgai S. Chakraborty},
  journal={International Journal of Legal Medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={123},
  pages={59-63}
}
Offender DNA databases have been highly successful tools for generating investigative leads. Due to their success, the database sizes have increased such that some have suggested using the DNA profiles in offender databases for empirical pairwise studies to provide inferences regarding the validity of the current practices for generating random match… CONTINUE READING