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CC = Vancouver Convention Centre   F = Fairmont Waterfront Vancouver
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Sun, 7/29/2018, 4:00 PM - 5:50 PM CC-West 120
Statistics and the Practice of Forensics — Invited Papers
Advisory Committee on Forensic Science, Committee on Law and Justice Statistics, Government Statistics Section
Organizer(s): Guillermo Basulto-Elias, Iowa State University
Chair(s): Alicia Carriquiry, Iowa State University
4:05 PM An Absolute Certainty: The General Scientific Community's Critical Role in Ensuring Justice
Peter Neufeld, Innocence Project
4:30 PM The Importance of Statistics in Distinguishing Opinion, Relevance, and Demonstrably Sufficient Science
Karen Kafadar, University of Virginia
4:55 PM Validating Science in an Open-Source Approach to Forensic Statistics: Algorithms, Data and Results
Heike Hofmann, Iowa State University
5:20 PM Track Forensic Science Reform from a Journalist's Perspective
Spencer S Hsu, The Washington Post
5:45 PM Floor Discussion

Tue, 7/31/2018, 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM CC-West 302
Committee on Forensic Science Business Meeting — Other Cmte/Business
Advisory Committee on Forensic Science
Chair(s): Karen Kafadar, University of Virginia

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Tue, 7/31/2018, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-West 112
Statistical Applications in Forensic Evidence — Topic Contributed Papers
Advisory Committee on Forensic Science, Section on Statistics in Defense and National Security
Organizer(s): Sam Tyner, Iowa State University
Chair(s): Sam Tyner, Iowa State University
8:35 AM A Comparison of Similarity Scores Between Bullet Casings: Forensic Analysts Versus an Algorithm
Maria Cuellar, Carnegie Mellon University
8:55 AM Quantifying Association Between Discrete Event Time Series
Christopher Galbraith, University of California, Irvine; Padhraic Smyth, University of California, Irvine; Hal Stern, University of California, Irvine
9:15 AM Approaches to Matching Darknet Market Seller
Xiao Hui Tai, Carnegie Mellon University
9:35 AM Accounting for Individual Differences Among Latent Print Examiners Using Item Response Theory
Amanda Luby, Carnegie Mellon University
9:55 AM A Bayesian Approach to the Analysis of Handwritten Evidence
Amy M Crawford, Iowa State University; Nicholas S Berry, Iowa State University; Alicia Carriquiry, Iowa State University
10:15 AM Floor Discussion