Work Item
ASTM WK74632

New Practice for Image Processing to Improve Automated Facial Recognition Search Performance

1. Scope

The promotion of knowledge and development of standards (test methods, guides, practices, classifications, and terminology) for, but not limited to, definitions, methods and standard reference materials for the collection, preservation, scientific examination, preparation and reports relating to physical evidence for forensic purposes; and the general practice of forensic science; and other areas as determined by the scope.
The activities of this Committee will be coordinated with other ASTM committees of ASTM and outside organizations having related interests.


image processing


Provides facial examiner guidelines for processing a probe image to maximize the potential that an investigative lead will be included among the candidates returned following a facial recognition system (FRS) search.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: E30.12

Committee: E30

Staff Manager: Brian Milewski

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 11-04-2020

Technical Contact: Lora Sims

Item: 002

Ballot: E30.12 (21-02)

Status: Will Reballot Item