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Forensic Science Communications (Table of Contents, October 1999)


October 1999 - Volume 1 - Number 3


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Statistics and Trace Evidence: The Tyranny of Numbers

Max M. Houck

Advances in Document Examination: The Video Spectral Comparator 2000

Gregg M. Mokrzycki

The Finapres (Volume Clamp) Recording Method in Psychophysiological Detection of Deception Examinations: Experimental Comparison With the Cardiograph Method

John A. Podlesny and John C. Kircher

Shipping Disposable Lighters as Forensic Evidence

Michael E. Miller

Definitions and Guidelines for the Use of Imaging Technologies in the Criminal Justice System

Scientific Working Group on Imaging Technologies (SWGIT)

Trace Evidence Recovery Guidelines

Scientific Working Group on Materials Analysis (SWGMAT)

2nd International Symposium on the Forensic Examination of Questioned Documents, Albany, New York, June 14 – 18, 1999

Abstracts of Presentations and Poster Sessions

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