Understanding Forensic Digital Imaging

Understanding Forensic Digital Imaging

by Herbert L. Blitzer, Karen Stein-Ferguson, Jeffrey Huang
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0123704510

ISBN-13: 9780123704511

Pub. Date: 08/08/2008

Publisher: Elsevier Science

Understanding Forensic Digital Imaging offers the principles of forensic digital imaging and photography in a manner that is straightforward and easy to digest for the professional and student. It provides information on how to photograph any setting that may have forensic value, details how to follow practices that are acceptable in court, and recommends

Overview

Understanding Forensic Digital Imaging offers the principles of forensic digital imaging and photography in a manner that is straightforward and easy to digest for the professional and student. It provides information on how to photograph any setting that may have forensic value, details how to follow practices that are acceptable in court, and recommends what variety of hardware and software are most valuable to a practitioner.

In addition to chapters on basic topics such as light and lenses, resolution, and file formats, the book contains forensic-science-specific information on SWGIT and the use of photography in investigations and in court. Of particular note is Chapter 17, "Establishing Quality Requirements," which offers information on how to create a good digital image, and is more comprehensive than any other source currently available.

A companion website offers exercises for the student and practicing professional.

• Covers topics that are of vital importance to the practicing professional
• Serves as an up-to-date reference in the rapidly evolving world of digital imaging
• Uses clear and concise language so that any reader can understand the technology and science behind digital imaging

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780123704511
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
08/08/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Why Take Pictures; Dynamic Range; Light and Lenses; Photometry; Setting Exposures; Resolution; Color Space; Showing Images; Photo Techniques; Image Processing; Scanners; Digital Circuits and Numbers; File Formats; Sensor Chips; Storage and Media; Computer Images; Quality Requirements; SWGIT; Investigations; Use in Court

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