Computational Forensics
2015-2016 - IMT4641 - 5 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes


  • Understanding of cutting-edge problems in computational and forensic sciences as well as their applications.


  • The students can use relevant scientific methods in independent research and development in computational forensics.
  • The students are capable of carrying out an independent limited research or development project in computational forensics under supervision, following the applicable ethical rules.

General competence:

  • The students can work independently and are familiar with computational forensic terminology.


Forensic Imaging,

Signal and Video Processing,

Computer Visualization,

Forensic Statistics and Intelligence,

Information Retrieval,

Data Mining,

Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning.

Applications: Digital and Media Forensics, Crime Scene Investigation, Psychological and Behavioral Analysis, Questioned Document Examination, Forensic Linguistic, Speaker Identification, Tool Mark, Trace or Blood-strain Pattern Investigation.

Teaching Methods

Project work

Teaching Methods (additional text)

Annet - Face-to-Face Meetings Assignments.

The course will be made accessible for both campus and remote students. Every student is free to choose the pedagogic arrangement form that is best fitted for her/his own requirement. The lectures in the course will be given on campus and are open for both categories of students. All the lectures will also be available on Internet through GUC’s learning management system (ClassFronter).

Form(s) of Assessment

Evaluation of Project(s)

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

External/internal examiner

Internal examiner. An external examiner will be used every 4th year. Next time in the school-year 2013/2014.

Re-sit examination

The whole subject must be repeated.

Examination support

Approved calculator

Coursework Requirements


Teaching Materials

Scientific Articles related to the field of Specialization.

Additional information

In case there will be less than 5 students that will apply for the course, it will be at the discretion of Studieprogramansvarlig whether the course will be offered or not an if yes, in which form.