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Automated firearms evidence comparison using the Integrated Ballistic Identification System (IBIS)
Author(s): Robert M. Thompson
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Paper Abstract

A technical overview of the Integrated Ballistic Identification System image acquisition hardware, image storage, case data input, `surface signature' analysis, and correlation scoring to an image database is described. Pilot evaluations by law enforcement, the impact of this technology in actual laboratory use, and the future use of a portable instrument in the field crime scene is also presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 February 1999
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 3576, Investigation and Forensic Science Technologies, (4 February 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.334519
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Robert M. Thompson, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3576:
Investigation and Forensic Science Technologies
Kathleen Higgins, Editor(s)

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