Goal: To explore the intersection of biometric forensic science technologies and practitioners by creating research databases, expanding applications of technology evaluations, and studying human behavior.
What is NIST doing?
Building the world's largest and most complete biometric image databases, for research, development, training, validation, and more
Studying the affects of forensic facial examiners to help ensure accuracy in their determinations
Working to help define and support the new field of forensic iris examination
Better understanding how automated latent fingerprint feature extraction and identification algorithms can work together with human examiners to solve crimes