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NCJ Number: 98701 Find in a Library
Title: Survey of Glass Fragments Recovered From Clothing of Persons Suspected of Involvement in Crime
Journal: Forensic Science International  Volume:27  Issue:3  Dated:(March 1985)  Pages:171-187
Author(s): P H Harrison; J A Lampert; J A Zoro
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 17
Type: Statistics
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: Iran
Annotation: The refractive indices (RI) of over 2000 glass fragments recovered from items of clothing submitted to the Birmingham and Wetherby Home Office forensic science laboratories in connection with crimes involving broken glass have been measured.
Abstract: The glass fragments have been classified according to their location on the clothing, and a grouping algorithm has been applied to the data. The refractive index distribution was found to be dependent on the location of the glass on the clothing. The significance of the results in the interpretation of glass evidence is discussed. (Author abstract)
Index Term(s): Data analysis; Forensic sciences; Great Britain/United Kingdom; Life sentences; Real evidence; Statistical analysis; X-Ray Technology
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