Computational Forensics
2015-2016 - IMT6091 - 5 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes


On concluding the course, candidates

  • will have an in-depth understanding of computational and forensic sciences.
  • will be able to apply the results of computational and forensic sciences in various applications.


On concluding the course, candidates

  • will be able to collect, analyze and discuss previously published research results in the field of computational forensics.
  • will be able to identify, plan, prepare and conduct independent research in computational forensics.
  • will be able to formulate specific requirements for a given forensic problem and propose an appropriate solution.
  • will be able to predict and judge the performance of a proposed solution method.

General Competence:

On concluding the course, candidates

  • will be able to assess the nature of a problem at hand and determine whether a particular computational forensic technique can solve it.
  • will strengthen their ability to work with the original scientific literature.


  • Forensic Imaging
  • Signal and Video Processing
  • Computer Visualization
  • Forensic Statistics
  • 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)

Face-to-face Meetings

Form(s) of Assessment

Evaluation of Project(s)

Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

1 Project

Grading Scale


External/internal examiner

Evaluated by internal examiner /the lecturer(s)

External examiner, or internal and external examiner at least every 5. year, next time at latest in 2018.

Re-sit examination

The whole subject must be repeated.

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.