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Title: BRAIN FINGERPRINTING
Authors: Awdhesh Kumar
Keywords: LIE DETECTOR TEST
BRAIN FINGUREPRINTING
POLYGRAPH TEST
Issue Date: 14-Feb-2011
Abstract: Brain fingerprinting is based on finding that the brain generates a unique brain wave pattern when a person encounters a familiar stimulus Use of functional magnetic resonance imaging in lie detection derives from studies suggesting that persons asked to lie show different patterns of brain activity than they do when being truthful. Issues related to the use of such evidence in courts are discussed. The author concludes that neither approach is currently supported by enough data regarding its accuracy in detecting deception to warrant use in court. In the field of criminology, a new lie detector has been developed in the United States of America. This is called “brain fingerprinting”. This invention is supposed to be the best lie detector available as on date and is said to detect even smooth criminals who pass the polygraph test (the conventional lie detector test) with ease. The new method employs brain waves, which are useful in detecting whether the person subjected to the test, remembers finer details of the crime. Even if the person willingly suppresses the necessary information, the brain wave is sure to trap him, according to the experts, who are very excited about the new kid on the block.
Description: Seminar report submitted in Oct 2010 in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech ) in Computer Science and Engineering under the Guideship of V. Damodaran
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/2217
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