This paper was originally published as a Technical Report No. 220, November, 2005 for the Ivan E. Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems (CSIS) Department. The student worked on this project as a term paper under the advisership of Dr. Charles Tappert for CS 490, Summer 1, 2005.

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This paper describes how biometrics is used in Forensics. It first gives a general introduction to biometrics desribing the main biometric technique of fingerprinting. hand geometry, eye/iris scans, and DNA. Then it gives an introduction of forensics with an example criminal case. Finally it discusses how biometrics is used in forensics, including an interesting handwriting example from the Ted Bundy case.