The continuous model

Duncan Taylor, Jo Anne Bright, John S. Buckleton

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The key point of difference of a continuous model741–744 is that it considers the peak heights as a continuous variable. This chapter describes the biological models and statistics behind STRmix™, one such continuous model.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationForensic DNA Evidence Interpretation
EditorsJohn S. Buckleton, Jo-Anne Bright, Duncan Taylor
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages38
EditionSecond Edition
ISBN (Electronic)9781482258929
ISBN (Print)9781482258899
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes


  • DNA casework
  • Peter Gill
  • DNA analysis
  • Interpretation of test results
  • DNA frequencies
  • LCN (ultra trace) analysis
  • Non-autosomal (mito, X, and Y) DNA analysis


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