Publications, studies and paper presentations

Dale, S. 1985, ‘Restoration of charred and fire damaged documents’, 1985 Australian Society of Forensic Document Examiners Conference paper presentation.

Dale, S. 1987, ‘What is unusual about the letter E’, 1987 Australian Society of Forensic Document Examiners Conference paper presentation.

Dale, S. 1991, ‘Unusual formations and characteristics in handwriting: A system for handwriting identification’, 1991 Australian Society of Forensic Document Examiners Conference paper presentation.

Dale, S. 2006, ‘A longitudinal study (1981 to 2006) on unusual formations and characteristics in handwriting: A system for handwriting identification’.

Dubedat, S., Lacroix, A. Assessing the probative value of a single, repeated class-divergent feature in block lettering. Presented that the 9th International Congress of the Gesellschaft für Forensische Schriftuntersuchung (GFS) in Munich, Germany, May 2013.

Hecker, M.R. 1982, ‘The Importance of the Physio-technical Approach in the Forensic Handwriting Examination’. In: Bericht über die 9. Internationale Tagung der INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FORENSIC SCIENCES in Bergen/Norwegen. Mannheimer Hefte für Schriftvergleichung 8, 16-27.

Hecker, M.R. & Köller, N. 1984, ‘The forgery of the Hitler diaries’. Edited version in: MHS 11, 120-121.

Hecker, M.R. 1984, ‘The appraisal of non-originals- a useful discussion?’ Mannheimer Hefte für Schriftvergleichung 10, 113 - 120.

Hecker, M.R. 1988, ‘The taking of handwriting samples in cases of claimed assistance in writing’. Journal of Forensic Document Examiners 2, 43 - 51.

Hecker, M.R. 1990, ‘Forensic linguistics and forensic writing examinations - two methodically related disciplines?’ In: Texte zu Theorie und Praxis forensischer Linguistik (Hrg.: Kniffka, H.). Tübingen: Niemeyer, 231 -247.

Hecker, M.R. 1990, ‘The handwriting appraisal as material evidence’. NStZ 10, 463-469.

Hecker, M.R. 1993, ‘Forensic handwriting examination’. Heidelberg: Criminology publishing house.

Hecker, M.R. 1994, ‘The Importance of Handwriting Expert Opinions in the German Judicial System’. Monograph of the AFDE, Vol. 1, 1-16.

Hecker, M.R. 1996, ‘Subjective Elements in the Evaluation Process of Disputed Signatures’. 5th European Conference for Police and Government Handwriting Experts. The Hague. Proceedings.

Hecker, M.R. 1996, ‘The investigation of the sexual specificity of handwriting by means of computer-aided characteristic extraction procedures’. Thesis Humboldt University Berlin.

Hecker, M.R. 1997, ‘Detection limits in the comparison of handwritings’. 6th symposium for the comparison of handwriting of the Federal Office of Criminal Investigation and the state criminal police agencies. Conference volume (ISSN 0948-969X),101-111.

Hecker, M.R. 1997, ‘Objectivity in Handwriting Examinations in the Light of Starzecpyzel’. ENFHEX news, No 1, 12/1997, 13-20.

Hecker, M.R. 1998, ‘Legal bases and limits of the usability of non-originals’. MHS 24, 216.

Hecker, M.R. 1999, ‘Artificial errors in the forensic comparison of handwriting – Are Risinger, Saks and Denbeaux right after all?’ Lecture on the occasion of the 4th congress of the GFS in Hamburg. Conference volume.

Hecker, M.R. 2001, ‘Handwriting from the criminological point of view’. In: Autographs and Autograms (Eds.: KREVERT, P. & KAMMEINER, H.-U.). Münster: Media publishing house, 184-196.

Hecker, M.R. 2004, ‘Research 2002’. Graphology, No. 66, 25-28. (First published in Mannheimer Hefte für Schriftrvergleichung, 28, 49-55 as well as in Angewandte Graphologie und Persönlichkeitsdiagnostik, 1/2003).