Published Online: 1 July 1985
Page Count: 12
Deputy coroner, Lake County, Waukegan, IL; curator of anthropology, Lake County Museum; and editor, Dental Computer Newsletter, Waukegan, IL
(Received 10 October 1984; accepted 16 November 1984)
In the last few years, there has been a revolution in computer technology. Small, inexpensive, and powerful microcomputers are assuming the work previously done by expensive and limited minicomputers and manual systems. New uses of microcomputers and several forensic science applications of user definable software is discussed. This paper also reviews basic computer systems and cautions for prospective users.
Paper ID: JFS11021J