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School of Mathematics, The King's Buildings, The University of Edinburgh, Mayfield Road, Edinburgh, EH9 3JZ; telephone: +44 (0) 131 650 4877, fax +44 (0) 131 650 6553, e-mail: C.G.G.Aitken@ed.ac.uk

 

 

 

 

 

Recent publications

2012

(with Puch-Solis,R., Roberts,P. and Pope,S.) Assessing the probative value of DNA evidence. Royal Statistical Society, http://www.rss.org.uk/statsandlaw. pdf

 

 

2013

(with Ramos,D., Gonzalez-Rodriquez,J., Zadora,G.) Information-theoretical assessment of the performance of likelihood ratio computation methods. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 58, 1503-1518. pdf

 

 

2013

(with Biedermann,A., Hicks,T., Voisard,R., Taroni,F., Champod,C., Evett,I.W.) E-learning initiatives in forensic interpretation: report on experiences from current projects and outlook. Forensic Science International, 230, 2-7.

 

 

2013

(with Gold,E.) Evidence evaluation for discrete data. Forensic Science International, 230, 147-155. pdf

 

 

2013

(with Wilson,A, Sleeman,R and Carter,J.) The evaluation of evidence relating to traces of cocaine on banknotes. Forensic Science International, in press.

 

 

2013

(with Roberts,P.) The Logic of Forensic Proof: inferential reasoning in criminal evidence and forensic science. The Royal Statistical Society.

 

 

2013

(with Jackson,G and Roberts,P.) Case assessment and interpretation of expert evidence. The Royal Statistical Society, in press.

 

 

2014

(with Zadora,G, Martyna,A. and Ramos,D.) Evidential value of multivariate physicochemical data. John Wiley and Sons Ltd. (320pp)

 

 

2014

(with Wilson,A, Sleeman,R and Carter,J.) The evaluation of evidence for autocorrelated data in relation to traces of cocaine on banknotes. Applied Statistics, in press.

 

 

 

 

Evidence evaluation relating to traces of cocaine on banknotes - Forensic Science International

Data Science Ph.D. programme Bayesian statistical approaches to forensic science and legal reasoning.

Publication list

Practitioner Guide 1: Fundamentals

Practitioner Guide 2: Assessing the probative value of DNA evidence

Practitioner Guide 3: The Logic of Forensic Proof: Inferential Reasoning in Criminal Evidence and Forensic Science.

Practitioner Guide 4: Case assessment and interpretation.

9th International Conference on Forensic Inference and Statistics, August 2014

ENFSI FORSTAT workshop, June 2014

Royal Statistical Society working group on statistics and the law

Law, Probability and Risk journal

Statistics and the evaluation of evidence for forensic scientists, 2nd edition; order form

Statistics and the evaluation of evidence for forensic scientists, 2nd edition; errata

Bayesian networks and probabilistic inference in forensic science; order form

Centre for Forensic Statistics and Legal Reasoning