Reasoning About Evidence Using Bayesian Networks

  title={Reasoning About Evidence Using Bayesian Networks},
  author={Michael Y. K. Kwan and K. P. Chow and Frank Y. W. Law and Pierre K. Y. Lai},
  booktitle={IFIP Int. Conf. Digital Forensics},
There is an escalating perception in some quarters that the conclusions drawn from digital evidence are the subjective views of individuals and have limited scientific justification. This paper attempts to address this problem by presenting a formal model for reasoning about digital evidence. A Bayesian network is used to quantify the evidential strengths of hypotheses and, thus, enhance the reliability and traceability of the results produced by digital forensic investigations. The validity of… CONTINUE READING
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