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21. Extended Feature Set Profile Specification
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1134
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 1/14/2013
Authors: Melissa K Taylor, Will Chapman, Austin Hicklin, George Kiebuzinski, John Mayer-Splain, Rachel Wallner, Peter Komarinski
Abstract: This specification defines Extended Feature Set (EFS) Profiles - sets of features to be used in latent friction ridge (fingerprint, palmprint or plantar) searches of automated friction ridge identification systems (AFIS). The EFS Profiles are des ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913056

22. Topography Measurements and Performance Comparisons between NIST SRM 2460 Standard Bullet Masters and BKA Bullet Replicas
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 7/31/2012
Authors: Jun-Feng Song, Theodore Vincent Vorburger, Robert Meryln Thompson, Susan M Ballou, Xiaoyu A Zheng, Thomas B Renegar, Richard M Silver
Abstract: Two Standard Reference Material (SRM) 2460 Bullets produced by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) were used as masters for the fabrication of replica bullets at the Bundeskriminalamt (BKA). The surface topography of the SRM ma ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908222

23. Evaluation of Fusion Methods for Latent Fingerprint Matchers
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 3/29/2012
Author: Vladimir N Dvornychenko
Abstract: Matcher fusion is a recognized approach for improving biometric system performance. Our interest in fusion was largely to determine how much performance ,headroomŠ exists with current matcher technology. We employed five latent fingerprint matchers, ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910369

24. The National Ballistics Imaging Comparison (NBIC) Project
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 3/10/2012
Authors: Jun-Feng Song, Theodore Vincent Vorburger, Susan M Ballou, Robert Meryln Thompson, James H Yen, Thomas B Renegar, Xiaoyu A Zheng, Richard M Silver, Martin Ols
Abstract: In response to the guidelines issued by the ASCLD/LAB-International (American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors/Laboratory Accreditation Board) to establish traceability and quality assurance in U.S. crime laboratories, a NIST/ATF joint project e ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907871

25. Latent Print Examination and Human Factors: Improving the Practice through a Systems Approach
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7842
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 2/17/2012
Authors: Melissa K Taylor, David H. Kaye, Thomas Busey, Melissa Gische, Gerry LaPorte, Colin Aitken, Susan M Ballou, Leonard Butt, Christophe Champod, David Charlton, Itiel E. Dror, Jules Epstein, Robert J. Garrett, Max Houck, Edward J. Imwinkelried, Ralph Keaton, Glenn Langenburg, Deborah A. Leben, Alice Maceo, Kenneth F. Martin, Jennifer L. Mnookin, Cedric Neumann, Joe Polski, Maria Antonia Roberts, Scott A. Shappell, Lyle Shaver, Sargur N. Srihari, Hal S. Stern, David Stoney, Anjali Swienton, Mary Frances Theofanos, Robert Meryln Thompson, John Vanderkolk, Maria Weir, Kasey Wertheim
Abstract: Fingerprints have provided a valuable method of personal identification in forensic science and criminal investigations for more than 100 years. The examination of fingerprints left at crime scenes, generally referred to as latent prints, consi ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910745

26. Initial Reconnaissance of the 2011 Wildland-Urban Interfaces Fires in Amarillo, Texas
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1708
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 7/28/2011
Authors: Alexander Maranghides, William Mell, Karen Ridenour, Derek McNamara
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is working to reduce the risk of fire spread in Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) communities. An objective of this work is to develop first generation tools for improved risk assessment and risk ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908719

27. Guide to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security - Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, Distributed Control Systems (DCS), and other control system configurations such as Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 800-82
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 6/7/2011
Authors: Keith A Stouffer, Joseph A Falco, Karen Ann Scarfone
Abstract: NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-82, Guide to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security, provides guidance on how to secure Industrial Control Systems (ICS), including Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, Distributed Control ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907249

28. Advanced Sensing Towards Improved Forklift Safety
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 2/4/2011
Authors: Roger V Bostelman, William P Shackleford
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology's Intelligent Systems Division has been researching advanced three-dimensional (3D) imaging sensors and their use in manufacturing towards improving forklift safety. Experiments are presented in thi ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907236

29. Security Assurance Levels: A Vector Approach to Describing Security Requirements
Series: OTHER
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 10/20/2010
Authors: James D Gilsinn, Ragnar Schierholz
Abstract: Safety systems have used the concept of safety integrity levels (SILs) for almost two decades. This allows the safety of a component or system to be represented by a single number that defines a protection factor required to ensure the health and saf ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906330

30. Chemical Science and Technology Laboratory (CSTL) 2009 Annual Report
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 11/17/2009
Authors: Willie E May, Richard R Cavanagh, Dianne L Poster, Michael D. Amos
Abstract: CSTL is entrusted with building, sustaining, and maximizing the chemical measurement system that is criticial to chemical technological innovation, economic competitiveness and new job growth for the benefit of the Nation.
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=902427



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