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1. 2D and 3D Topography Comparisons of Toolmarks Produced from Consecutively Manufactured Chisels and Punches.
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 5/20/2014
Authors: Xiaoyu A Zheng, Johannes A Soons, Robert Meryln Thompson, John Villanova, Taher Kakal
Abstract: A 2009 report by the National Academies [1] recommended strengthening the scientific basis of procedures and criteria employed by the forensic science specialty of toolmark identification. The current method of comparison and determination of ide ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914887

2. Advanced Sensing Towards Improved Forklift Safety
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 2/4/2011
Authors: Roger V Bostelman, William P Shackleford
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology's Intelligent Systems Division has been researching advanced three-dimensional (3D) imaging sensors and their use in manufacturing towards improving forklift safety. Experiments are presented in thi ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907236

3. Applications of Surface Metrology in Firearm Identification
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 1/8/2014
Authors: Xiaoyu A Zheng, Johannes A Soons, Theodore Vincent Vorburger, Jun-Feng Song, Thomas B Renegar, Robert Meryln Thompson
Abstract: Surface metrology is commonly used to characterize functional engineering surfaces. The technologies developed offer opportunities to improve forensic toolmark identification. Toolmarks are created when a tool comes into contact with a surface an ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914401

4. Best Practices for Sample Collection and Transport in an Initial Response to Potential Biothreat Materials
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1776
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 3/5/2014
Authors: Jayne B Morrow, Autumn S. Downey, Lisa Delaney
Abstract: In the event of a suspected or confirmed biological threat, public safety, law enforcement and public and environmental health authorities may collect samples to support their operational objectives. Initial response to a suspected biothreat sho ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909556

5. CVSS Implementation Guidance
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7946
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 4/28/2014
Authors: Joshua M Franklin, Charles Whisner Wergin, Harold Booth
Abstract: This Interagency Report provides guidance to individuals scoring vulnerabilities using the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) Version 2.0 scoring metrics. CVSS defines a vulnerability as a bug, flaw, weakness, or exposure of an application, s ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915175

6. Challenges of the Changing Robot Markets
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 7/19/2013
Authors: Gurvinder Singh Virk, Carol Herman, Roger V Bostelman, Tamas Haidegger
Abstract: Service robots are becoming an integrated part of daily life, entering even the most complex scenarios, yet at a slower pace than previously anticipated. This paper presents an overview of the changing area of robotics and the new challenges being fa ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913708

7. Chemical Science and Technology Laboratory (CSTL) 2009 Annual Report
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 11/17/2009
Authors: Willie E May, Richard R Cavanagh, Dianne L Poster, Michael D. Amos
Abstract: CSTL is entrusted with building, sustaining, and maximizing the chemical measurement system that is criticial to chemical technological innovation, economic competitiveness and new job growth for the benefit of the Nation.
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=902427

8. Degradation and Nanofiller Release of Polymer Nanocomposites Exposed to UV
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 7/15/2009
Authors: Tinh Nguyen, Bastien T. Pellegrin, Alexander J. Shapiro, Xiaohong Gu, Joannie W Chin
Abstract: Nanofillers are increasingly used to enhance multifunctional properties of polymers. However, recent research suggests that nanomaterials may have a negative impact on the environmental health and safety. Since polymers are susceptible to photodegrad ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=902990

9. Dynamic Key Refreshment for Smart Grid Mesh Network Security
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 2/24/2013
Author: Hamid Gharavi
Abstract: This paper presents a dynamically updating key distribution strategy to enhance mesh network security against cyber attacks. The scheme has been applied to two security protocols known as Simultaneous Authentication of Equals (SAE) and Efficient Mesh ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912924

10. EEEL - Office of Law Enforcement Standards - Programs, Activities, and Accomplishments
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: IR 7182
Topic: Public Safety/Security
Published: 1/1/2005
Author: Thomas J. Russell
Abstract: The Office of Law Enforcement Standards (OLES) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) helps law enforcement and criminal justice agencies ensure that the equipment they purchase and the technologies they use are safe, dependable ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=31852



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