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The numbers behind NUMB3RS : solving crime with mathematics /

by Devlin, Keith J [aut]; Lorden, Gary [aut].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Plume, c2007Description: x, 243 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 0452288576; 9780452288577.Other title: Numbers behind numbers.Subject(s): Criminal investigation | Mathematical statistics | Criminal investigation -- Data processingOnline resources: Table of contents only | Publisher description | Contributor biographical information
Contents:
Finding the hot zone : criminal geographic profiling -- Fighting crime with statistics 101 -- Data mining : finding meaningful patterns in masses of information -- When does the writing first appear on the wall? changepoint detection -- Image enhancement and reconstruction -- Predicting the future : Bayesian inference -- DNA profiling -- Secrets-- making and breaking codes -- How reliable is the evidence? doubts about fingerprints -- Connecting the dots : the math of networks -- The prisoner's dilemma, risk analysis, and counterterrorism -- Mathematics in the courtroom -- Crime in the casino : using math to beat the system.
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Finding the hot zone : criminal geographic profiling -- Fighting crime with statistics 101 -- Data mining : finding meaningful patterns in masses of information -- When does the writing first appear on the wall? changepoint detection -- Image enhancement and reconstruction -- Predicting the future : Bayesian inference -- DNA profiling -- Secrets-- making and breaking codes -- How reliable is the evidence? doubts about fingerprints -- Connecting the dots : the math of networks -- The prisoner's dilemma, risk analysis, and counterterrorism -- Mathematics in the courtroom -- Crime in the casino : using math to beat the system.