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Forensic Science & Addiction Research

A Method for Sex Prediction from Transfer Stains

Submission: January 19, 2018; Published: January 29, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/FSAR.2018.02.000536

ISSN: 2578-0042
Volume2 Issue3


Violent criminal activities under most circumstances are accompanied by large spillage of blood. A bloodstain formed due to accumulation of liquid blood on an absorbent surface such as carpet, fabric, clothing, bed sheet, curtains etc. is commonly referred to as ‘Saturation Stain’. This paper proposed a computer based system that could effectively predict the gender of an individual using SVM basic kernel functions.

Keywords: Support vector machine; Kernel; Facial features; Gender identification; Crime scene

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