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Measurements and Scoring Procedures for Footwear Impression Comparisons

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Author(s)

Martin Herman

Abstract

A software system under development at NIST, called SHOECALC, will be described. It is designed to help both researchers and footwear examiners in the assessment of metrics or scoring procedures that provide objective characterizations of correspondences and discrepancies between features from two footwear impressions being compared. The presentation will provide the current status of the system, focusing on matching algorithms, similarity scores, and image quality metrics.
Citation
Forensics@NIST 2016

Keywords

forensic science, forensic footwear analysis, similarity scores, image quality

Citation

Herman, M. (2016), Measurements and Scoring Procedures for Footwear Impression Comparisons, Forensics@NIST 2016, [online], https://www.nist.gov/news-events/events/2016/11/forensics-nist-2016 (Accessed June 14, 2024)

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Created December 15, 2016, Updated June 24, 2021