Accession Number:

ADA179567

Title:

Post-Mortem Identification by Means of Comparative Image Analysis of a Tattoo Marking,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER TOPOGRAPHIC LABS FORT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1986-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

27.0

Abstract:

The author is engaged in research regarding the digitizing and computer processing of photographic imagery. Much of this effort has been in the field of microdensitometry, particularly with regard to the establishment of standards of procedure. Currently, this investigation has been concerned with the effects of using square shaped recording apertures. During this investigation, pathologists working to identify victims of an air crash involving U.S. Army personnel requested comparative image analysis of a tattoo marking to support identification of one of the bodies. Keywords Post-mortem identification microdensitometer image processing.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Computer Hardware
  • Printing and Graphic Arts

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE