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NCJ Number: 35933 Find in a Library
Title: DIFFERENTIATION OF PICA MONOTONE TYPEWRITING
Journal: JOURNAL OF POLICE SCIENCE AND ADMINISTRATION  Volume:4  Issue:2  Dated:(JUNE 1976)  Pages:134-178
Author(s): D A CROWN
Corporate Author: Northwestern University
School of Law
Managing Editor
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 45
Sponsoring Agency: Northwestern University
Chicago, IL 60611
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: ARTICLE TO HELP IN THE DETERMINATION OF MAKE AND MODEL OF TYPEWRITER USED TO PREPARE A QUESTIONED DOCUMENTS FOR TYPEWRITERS, WITH PICA MONOTONE TYPEFACES, CURRENT AS OF FEBRUARY 1976.
Abstract: A TABLE COMPARES A LIST OF TYPEFACE MANUFACTURERS WITH A LIST OF MACHINES UTILIZING EACH DIFFERENT TYPEFACE UNIT SPACING. ALPHABETIC AND NUMERAL SCHEMATICS ARE DEVELOPED TO AID A QUESTIONED DOCUMENT EXAMINER IN ARRANGING HIS EXEMPLAR COLLECTION WITHIN A KEYED REFERENCE TO TYPEFACE DESIGN AND TYPEWRITER MANUFACTURER USAGE OF EACH DESIGN AND TO MAKE A TENTATIVE DETERMINATION OF THE TYPEFACE DESIGN AND KNOWN USAGE FROM AN ADEQUATE TYPEWRITTEN QUESTIONED DOCUMENT. THE SYSTEM IS DESIGNED TO LEAD THE EXAMINER TO THE RIGHT PLACE IN HIS SPECIMEN COLLECTION AND TO PROVIDE THE SIGNIFICANCE OF A MATCH WITH A KNOWN SPECIMEN. MINOR BRANDS HAVE NOT BEEN INCLUDED.
Index Term(s): Comparative analysis; Criminalistics; Document analysis; Evidence identification; Typewriting analysis
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