A New Method for Fingerprint Analysis: Researchers Apply Geographic Principles to Improve Matches

…from StatesmanJournal.com

“”One of the unique things of this project is there are probability-based models out there for fingerprint analysis,” Dutton said. “The difference of what we’re doing is applying a geographical information system to perform the spatial analysis.”

“Spatial analysis is the study of distribution of features in a fingerprint, Dutton said.”