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11. Writing Guidelines for Requests for Proposals for Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1155
Topic: Forensics
Published: 4/25/2013
Authors: Susan M Ballou, Michael D Garris, Anthony Clay, Joi Dickerson, Peter T Higgins, Janet Hoin, Lisa Jackson, Mike Lesko, Joe Morrissey, Leo Norton, Beth Owens, Joe Polski, Melissa K Taylor
Abstract: This is one of a series of documents prepared by the Latent Print Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) Interoperability Working Group. The purpose of these documents is to provide guidance and a framework to those involved in the id ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913324

12. The Biological Evidence Preservation Handbook: Best Practices for Evidence Handlers
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7928
Topic: Forensics
Published: 4/23/2013
Authors: Susan M Ballou, Margaret C Kline, Mark David Stolorow, Melissa K Taylor, Shannan R Williams, Phylis S Bamberger, Burney Yvette, Larry Brown, Cynthia E. Jones, Ralph Keaton, William Kiley, Karen Thiessen, Gerry LaPorte, Joseph Latta, Linda E Ledray, Randy Nagy, Linda Schwind, Stephanie Stoiloff, Brian Ostrom
Abstract: The report of the Technical Working Group on Biological Evidence Preservation offers guidance for individuals involved in the collection, examination, tracking, packaging, storing, and disposition of biological evidence. This may include crime sc ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913699

13. Latent Interoperability Transmission Specification
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1152
Topic: Forensics
Published: 2/5/2013
Authors: Melissa K Taylor, Will Chapman, Austin Hicklin, George Kiebuzinski, Peter Komarinski, John Mayer-Splain, Rachel Wallner
Abstract: The Latent Interoperability Transmission Specification (LITS) is an application profile of the American National Standards Institute/National Institute of Standards and Technology, Information Technology Laboratory (ANSI/NIST-ITL) standard entitl ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913170

14. Markup Instructions for Extended Friction Ridge Features
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1151
Topic: Forensics
Published: 2/5/2013
Authors: Melissa K Taylor, Will Chapman, Austin Hicklin, George Kiebuzinski, Peter Komarinski, John Mayer-Splain, Rachel Wallner
Abstract: This document provides instructions for latent print examiners in marking friction ridge features to maximize consistency among examiners. This document builds upon the Extended Feature Set (EFS) defined in American National Standards Institute/N ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913169

15. Extended Feature Set Profile Specification
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1134
Topic: Forensics
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

16. Radio-microanalytical particle measurements method and application to Fukushima aerosols collected in Japan
Topic: Forensics
Published: 8/26/2012
Authors: Cynthia J Zeissler, Lawrence Forsley, Richard M. Lindstrom, Sean Newsome, Adrean Kirk, P.A. Mosier-Boss
Abstract: A nondestructive analytical method based on autoradiography and gamma spectrometry was developed to perform activity distribution analysis for particulate samples. This was applied to aerosols collected in Fukushima Japan, 40 km north of the Daiich ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911065

17. Latent Print Examination and Human Factors: Improving the Practice through a Systems Approach
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7842
Topic: Forensics
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

18. Reliability of Ion Mobility Spectrometry for Qualitative Analysis of Complex, Multicomponent Illicit Drug Samples
Topic: Forensics
Published: 3/20/2011
Authors: Jennifer R Verkouteren, Jessica L Staymates
Abstract: Ion Mobility Spectrometry (IMS) has been used for trace analysis of illicit drugs, but it can also provide reliable qualitative analysis of bulk forensic drug items, despite the complexity of these samples. The drug/drug and drug/excipient combinati ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=900942

19. Prediction and Preliminary Standardization of Fire Debris Constituents with the Advance Distillation Curve Method
Topic: Forensics
Published: 1/12/2011
Authors: Thomas J Bruno, Marcia L Huber, Tara M Lovestead
Abstract: As pointed out by the recent National Academy of Sciences report on forensic sciences, the study of fire patterns and debris in arson fires is in need of additional study and standardization. Part of the current difficulty is in determining the appr ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=902391

20. The Use of Gelatin-Based Samples for Verification of Trace Contraband Vapor Detectors
Topic: Forensics
Published: 7/25/2010
Authors: Jessica L Staymates, John G Gillen
Abstract: This work describes a method to produce inexpensive and field deployable samples that can be used to verify the working condition of trace contraband vapor detectors such as ion mobility spectrometers (IMS). With such instruments, including chemical ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=903461



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