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On how expert witnesses can give useful Bayesian analyses of complex criminal cases

Presented by: 
Henry Prakken Universiteit Utrecht, University of Groningen
Monday 26th September 2016 -
11:30 to 12:15
INI Seminar Room 1

In this talk I will discuss how expert witnesses in criminal trials can give useful Bayesian analyses of complex criminal cases. I will discuss several questions that have to be answered to make Bayesian networks useful in this context and what kinds of expertise are required to answer these questions. The discussions will be partly based on my recent experiences as an expert witness in a murder trial and a serial arson case.

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Presentation Material: 
University of Cambridge Research Councils UK
    Clay Mathematics Institute London Mathematical Society NM Rothschild and Sons