Palm Print Black Box Study – Episode 234


In this episode, Eric and Glenn are joined by Dr. Heidi Eldridge and Prof, Christophe Champod, the authors of “Testing the accuracy and reliability of palmar friction ridge comparisons – A black box study“. The guests describe the design, the aims, and the results of the study. We get into discussions about the meaning and usefulness of error rate statistics and confidence intervals from performance studies such as this.

Link to the Article (open source):

Link to study results in shinyapp:

Link to confidence interval tools in shinyapp:

Link to error rate primer prepared by Champod, Eldridge, Lambert: