The first edition of Forensic DNA Typing, published in 2001, by John Butler quickly established itself as the gold-standard reference for the field. Over the next ten years, the vast amount of new information uncovered has resulted in this new volume, Advanced Topics in Forensic DNA Typing: Interpretation. This book builds upon the previous two editions of Forensic DNA Typing books, but with a focus on mixture interpretation and statistical analysis and is a companion to the bestselling Advanced Topics in Forensic DNA Typing: Methodology, published in September 2011.
- Provides forensic DNA analysts coverage of the crucial topic of DNA mixture interpretation and statistical analysis of DNA evidence
- Worked mixture examples illustrate the impact of different statistical approaches for reporting results
- Includes allele frequencies for 24 commonly used autosomal STR loci, the revised Quality Assurance Standards which went into effect September 2011