Publisher description for Advances in fingerprint technology / edited by Henry C. Lee, R.E. Gaensslen.


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A renowned group of leading forensic, identification, and criminalistic experts present, in this valuable work, exciting progress in fingerprint technology. A fully updated version of a bestseller, Advances in Fingerprint Technology, Second Edition covers major developments in latent fingerprint processing, including physical, chemical, instrumental, and combination techniques. Because of recent advances, five new chapters are included. These chapters cover: latent fingerprint chemistry, techniques directed at lipid-soluble components, more succinct treatment of AFIS, a new procedure that applies nanocrystal technology to latent fingerprint development, and a systematic, statistically-based point of view regarding the individuality of fingerprints.




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Fingerprints.
Fingerprints -- Data processing.