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Holistic facial composite systems: are they compatible with witness recall?

Brace, Nicola A.; Pike, Graham E. and Turner, Jim A. (2008). Holistic facial composite systems: are they compatible with witness recall? Cognitive Technology Journal, 13(2) pp. 42–49.

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Facial composite systems offer a particular challenge to human-computer interaction as they must facilitate several cognitively complex tasks and also aid communication between the operator and the witness. This paper presents the findings from a survey conducted with UK police composite operators that explored some of the issues involved in composite construction. A particular emphasis was placed on the information that witnesses report and its compatibility with both the composite system interface and the underlying construction method used by the system.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2008 Cognitive Technology
ISSN: 1091-8388
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetGR/S06745/01EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council)
Keywords: composite; facial memory; witness; holistic; PCA-based composite system
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Psychology in the Social Sciences
Social Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: International Centre for Comparative Criminological Research (ICCCR)
Item ID: 24268
Depositing User: Nicola Brace
Date Deposited: 11 Nov 2010 12:20
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2016 14:36
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