Encyclopedia of Biometrics

2009 Edition
| Editors: Stan Z. Li, Anil Jain

Forensic Science

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-73003-5_997

Forensic science refers to the applications of scientific principles and technical methods to the investigation of criminal activities, in order to establish the existence of a crime, to determine the identity of its author(s) and their modus operandi.

 Forensic Applications, Overview

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