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Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics

Date: 2014-01-17 (14:00-18:00) Location: Fraunhofer IGD, Fraunhoferstraße 5, 64283 Darmstadt, Germany

Organizer: European Association for Biometrics in cooperation with the Netherlands Forensic institute
Attendance is free of charge, Registration is required

Agenda

14:00 Max Snijder

Welcome

  • About the EAB and the Forensic Biometrics Working Group: goals and objectives
  • introduction to the agenda
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European Biometrics Group
Introduction
14:05 Didier Meuwly

Align the biometric and the forensic community

  • Introduction Forensic Biometrics Working Group
  • Definitions and forensic applications
  • Forensic modalities (Fingerprint, face recognition, speaker recognition)
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Netherlands Forensic Institute
General
14:25 Geoff Whitaker

Forensic applications in the UK

General presentation of the forensic applications in UK

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Home Office Centre for Applied Science and Technology
Interoperability
14:50 Peter Hanel

European cooperation: status of implementation of Prüm

Presentation of the advance and issues related to interoperability of the Fingerprint and DNA modalities

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Ministry of the Interior, Austria
15:15

Coffee Break

Expert
15:40 Ambika Suman

Expert assisted biometric systems

Presentation of the draft document "Expert assisted biometric systems" of the ISO SC37 working group

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UK Home Office
Legal
16:05 Jim Wayman

Forensic speaker recognition in the US: requirements and legal acceptance

  • Forensic speaker recognition in the U.S in general
  • Requirements for forensic evidence (Daubert and admissibility hearing)
  • Martin – Zimmerman case – analysis of the admissibility of the audio evidence (discussion of some of the legal and logical arguments against presenting likelihood ratios to juries)
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San Jose State University
Method
16:25 Stefan Gefroerer

Combining expert and automatic methods for forensic speaker recognition

Presentation of the results of the BKA in the combination of the expert and automatic methods for forensic speaker recognition, from the casework, validation and research point of view

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Bundeskriminalamt
Research
16:50 Raymond Veldhuis

Research topics in forensic face recognition

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University of Twente
Panel-Discussion
17:15 Didier Meuwly
Geoff Whitaker
Peter Hanel
Jim Wayman
Ambika Suman
Stefan Gefroerer
Ramond Veldhuis

Forensic applications particularities

Topics:

  • interoperability
  • data privacy and open data policy
  • scalability/performance/validation
  • main priorities

NFI
HO CAST
MoI AUT
SJSU
HO UK
BKA
UTW
17:55 Didier Meuwly
Max Snijder

Conclusion

The aim is to use the result of the workshop and panel discussion to write and publish a white paper to set up a roadmap for the foundation of the EAB Special Interest Group of Forensic Biometrics, with the speakers as authors and having a larger panel from the EAB and from the ISO/IEC SC37 group endorsing it.

Netherlands Forensic Institute
EAB Secretariat
18:00

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