The Resource Forensic human identification : an introduction, edited by Tim Thompson and Sue Black

Forensic human identification : an introduction, edited by Tim Thompson and Sue Black

Label
Forensic human identification : an introduction
Title
Forensic human identification
Title remainder
an introduction
Statement of responsibility
edited by Tim Thompson and Sue Black
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Forensic Human Identification: An Introduction explores the variety of biological indicators used in human identification and illustrates the basic principles of each discipline. The text explains how identity is established either irrefutably or statistically through diverse characteristics and markings including tattoos, fillings, retinal scans, and footprints. The first section covers analysis of biomolecular evidence, impression evidence, external and internal physical evidence, facial recognition and reconstruction, methods of communication, and identification from personal effects. The s
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
614/.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
RA1055
LC item number
.F67 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Forensic human identification : an introduction, edited by Tim Thompson and Sue Black
Publication
Note
"BAHID, British Association for Human Identification."
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Louise Scheuer -- Introduction -- Part A. Biological indicators and methods of determination. Section 1. Identification from biomolecular evidence. 1. DNA / William Goodwin, Sibte Hadi -- 2. Stable isotope fingerprinting : chemical element "DNA"? / Wolfram Meier-Augenstein -- Section 2. Identification from latent prints. 3. Fingerprints / Vivianne Galloway, Dave Charlton -- 4. Earprints / Lynn Meijerman, Andrew Thean, Cornelis van der Lugt, Georg J.R. Maat -- Section 3. Identification from the soft tissues. 5. Physical appearance / Ian Hill -- 6. Soft tissue pathology / Christopher Milroy -- 7. Soft tissue trauma / Guy N. Rutty -- 8. Surgical intervention / James Clarkson, Maureen Schaefer -- 9. Hair and nail / Andrew S. Wilson, M. Thomas P. Gilbert -- Section 4. Identification from the hard tissues. 10. Odontology / James H. Hardy -- 11. Osteology / Louise Scheuer, Sue Black -- 12. Radiography / Emily Hines, Catherine Rock, Mark Viner -- Section 5. Facial identification. 13. Facial anthropology and reconstruction / Caroline Wilkinson -- 14. Facial recognition and imagery analysis / Geoffrey Oxlee -- 15. Identifying persons by their iris patterns / John Daugman -- Section 6. Identification from methods of communication. 16. Handwriting / Iain Henry Stewart -- Section 7. Identification from podiatry and walking. 17. The foot / Wesley Vernon -- 18. Footwear marks / Terry Napier -- 19. Gait / Michael G. Grant -- Section 8. Identification from personal effects. 20. Personal effects / Tim Thompson, Alan Puxley -- 21. Body modification / Sue Black, Tim Thompson -- Part B. The context and significance of forensic human identification. Section 9. The context of human identification. 22. Identity fraud and theft -- 23. Biometric identity cards -- 24. Missing persons in the United Kingdom / Teri Blythe, Sophie Woodforde -- 25. Crimes against humanity and other war crimes / Helena Ranta, Kari T. Takamaa -- Section 10. Forensic human identification case studies. 26. The Rolex murder, Southwest England -- 27. The "Adam" case, London / Will O'Reilly -- 28. The World Trade Center : September 11, 2001 / Gaille MacKinnon, Amy Z. Mundorff -- Index
Control code
ocm85612652
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (518 pages, [8] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781420005714
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color map
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b22050565
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)85612652
  • CRC1280733047

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