Volume 27, Issue 2 (April 1982)

    Probabilities and Human Hair Comparison

    (Received 2 April 1981; accepted 13 July 1981)

    Published Online: April

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    Critical review shows that probability estimates regarding human scalp and pubic hair individualization are in error owing to defects in experimental design. The inherent bias is evaluated to preclude improper use of these probability estimates in the future.


    Author Information:

    Barnett, PD
    Criminalist, Forensic Science Associates, Emeryville, CA

    Ogle, RR
    Criminalist, Institute of Criminalistics, Vallejo, CA


    Stock #: JFS11482J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11482J

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    Title Probabilities and Human Hair Comparison
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