Chapter 11. Further Applications

  1. Franco Taroni1,
  2. Colin Aitken2,
  3. Paolo Garbolino3 and
  4. Alex Biedermann4

Published Online: 16 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470091754.ch11

Bayesian Networks and Probabilistic Inference in Forensic Science

Bayesian Networks and Probabilistic Inference in Forensic Science

How to Cite

Taroni, F., Aitken, C., Garbolino, P. and Biedermann, A. (2006) Further Applications, in Bayesian Networks and Probabilistic Inference in Forensic Science, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470091754.ch11

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Lausanne, Switzerland

  2. 2

    University of Edinburgh, UK

  3. 3

    IUAV University, Venice, Italy

  4. 4

    University of Lausanne and Federal Office of Police, Berne, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 17 FEB 2006

Book Series:

  1. Statistics in Practice

Book Series Editors:

  1. Vic Barnett

Series Editor Information

  1. Nottingham Trent University, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470091739

Online ISBN: 9780470091753

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Keywords:

  • offender profiling or specific case analysis;
  • cross-validation;
  • Bayesian networks in offender profiling;
  • conditional probabilities specification;
  • decision making;
  • utility function;
  • rule of the maximisation of the expected utility;
  • Bayesian decision networks (BDNs);
  • forensic decision analyses

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Offender profiling

  • Decision making