Title

Reasonable Doubt: Analysis of Quantification Approaches

Date

5-29-2014 9:25 AM

End Time

29-5-2014 9:45 AM

Location

Math & Nursing Building (MNB) 104

Department

Mathematics

Session Chair

Michael Ward

Session Title

Mathematics Senior Project Presentations

Faculty Sponsor(s)

Cheryl Beaver

Presentation Type

Presentation

Abstract

Is there a mathematical model or interpretation that could successfully recreate actual juror decisions in a criminal trial? We take a look at four separate approaches developed in attempt to quantify reasonable doubt and predict jurors’ decisions, and analyze these approaches through Chi-Square analyses.

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Reasonable Doubt: Analysis of Quantification Approaches

Math & Nursing Building (MNB) 104

Is there a mathematical model or interpretation that could successfully recreate actual juror decisions in a criminal trial? We take a look at four separate approaches developed in attempt to quantify reasonable doubt and predict jurors’ decisions, and analyze these approaches through Chi-Square analyses.