Journal of Forensic Medicine

ISSN: 2472-1026

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Ana Paula Alvarenga Antonio Rabelo

Institute of Teaching and Research in Forensic Sciences, São Paulo, Brazil

  • Case Report   
    Superimposition Techinique in Human Identification: Case Reports
    Author(s): Luiz Airton Saavedra de Paiva* and Ana Paula Alvarenga Antonio Rabelo

    Individual identification is one of the main objectives of the forensic anthropological examination of human remains. Authoritative techniques are used in the comparison between the recorded data gathered during one’s life and the data obtained by examining the corpse. The superimposition technique, frequently used in the craniofacial segment, was applied in the maxillomandibular segment in the cases presented herein. Studies on bi-dimensional photographic superimposition were performed by means of computer-generated images, using Adobe® Photoshop® CS 6.0 © (1990-2003 Adobe Systems Incorporated) for Windows. Image superposition can be an auxiliary means in the identification process and greatly contributed to the conclusion of the forensics of individual identification... Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2472-1026.2022.7.182

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