The Scientific Examination of Documents: Methods and Techniques: Methods and Techniques

2nd Edition

David Ellen, Stephen Day, Christopher Davies

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Taylor & Francis
Published January 24, 1997
Reference - 188 Pages
ISBN 9781482290486 - CAT# KE30194

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Completely revised and updated to reflect the latest techniques and technological advances, this second edition provides aclear, concise overview of modern forensic document examination. The scientific methods applied to elucidate questions about whether a document is genuine, whose writing is on it, and any alterations to information on it are explained in detail. Handwriting, typewriting, inks, paper, and other factors which make up documents are discussed and techniques involving infrared radiation, ultraviolet radiation, electrostatic detection, and microscopical examination are described. It is an invaluable guide for trainees and more experienced document examiners.


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