Morphometrics Lab

Department of Scientific Computing, Florida State University


ForAge is a Java program for estimating the age-at-death of human skeletal remains based on 3D laser scans of the pubic symphysis.
This package includes the source code and sample data used in the following publications:

1. Stoyanova D, Algee-Hewitt BFB, Kim J, Slice DE, A Computational Framework for Age-at-Death Estimation from the Skeleton: Surface and Outline Analysis of 3D Laser Scans of the Adult Pubic Symphysis (accepted for publication by the Journal of Forensic Sciences)

2. Stoyanova D, Algee-Hewitt BFB, Slice DE (2015), An enhanced computational method for age-at-death estimation based on the pubic symphysis using 3D laser scans and thin plate splines. Am. J. Phys. Anthropol., 158: 431-440. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.22797

3. Slice DE, Algee-Hewitt BFB (2015) Modeling Bone Surface Morphology: A Fully Quantitative Method for Age-at-Death Estimation Using the Pubic Symphysis. J Forensic Sci., 60(4):835-43. doi: 10.1111/1556-4029.12778. Epub 2015 Apr 30.

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