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- Electronic facial identification technique: a computerised system used by police forces for constructing images of suspects' faces from eyewitness accounts.
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The group also helped to develop E-FIT, a computer-based PhotoFit system whose results will be familiar to viewers of Crimewatch.
E-FIT was developed to take advantage of this psychological insight, by using a whole face as the starting point, with witnesses changing the features one by one to match the details they can remember.
Both of these actions are very hard to do, which is why systems such as PhotoFIT and E-FIT were developed.
The program, called E-FIT, or Electronic Facial Identification Technique, has been used for
The ATF assigned two agents, Robert Strode and Sharon Whitaker, who are trained in E-FIT, to the process.
Whitaker each used E-FIT to devise their own facial image for the mummy.
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