Statistical Aspects of Forensic Genetics
- Models for
Qualitative and Quantitative STR Data
Public defence: Defended Friday November 5, 2010: Slides
Thesis (pdf): thesis.pdf (197 pages - 2.7 Mb).
Chapter 2 Overdispersion in allelic counts and θ-correction
in forensic genetics
Link to dirmult on CRAN:
Higher resolution of Fig. 4 in Phillip et al., FSI:Gen (2010): Fig4.pdf
Chapter 3 Analysis of matches and partial-matches in Danish DNA database
DOI: 10.1016/j.fsigen.2011.08.001 (To appear)
Link to animation of the correlation matrix of M,
Σ(θ), for θ∈[0,1]: Animation (5.8 Mb).
Chapter 4 Evaluating the weight of evidence using quantitative STR
data in DNA mixtures
Link to R-scripts fitting the parameters of the model using
the EM-algorithm: EM.zip.
Chapter 5 Identifying contributors of DNA mixtures by means of
quantitative information of STR typing
Link to the on-line implementation of the DNA mixture separating
algorithm: Mixture separator
Link to R-package mixsep: mixsep
(also available at the R-project's CRAN-portal: CRAN).
Chapter 6 Estimating the probability of allelic drop-out of STR
alleles in forensic genetics
Chapter 7 Sample and investigation specific filtering of
quantitative data from STR DNA analysis
Link to additional
QQ-plots: QQ-plots (3.7 Mb).
Chapter 7 Statistical model for degraded DNA samples and adjusted
probabilities for allelic drop-out
Link to plots of degradation curves for the samples dicussed in the
paper: Degradation curves (1.7