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Results of a Black Box Study on the Accuracy and Reliability of Palm Print Comparisons (Webinar)

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This presentation provides the results of a first-of-its-kind large-scale black box study that measured examiners' accuracy when conducting exclusively palm comparisons.

Learning Objectives:
- Attendees will understand how the study was designed and be aware of the results, which can be used in court to support the accuracy and reliability of palmar comparisons

- Attendees will have considered the ways in which a conclusion can be questionable, even if it agrees with ground truth, and why this is important in real casework

- Attendees will have a greater understanding of the levels of variability and agreement between examiners on value and comparison decisions for palmar impressions

Funding for this Forensic Technology Center of Excellence event has been provided by the National Institute of Justice.

Heidi Eldridge
Christophe Champod

Date Created: February 3, 2021