Category Archives: Forensics

Auditing and analysis of large corporate and organizational data sets using relative size factors, Benford’s Law, duplicates testing, and the maximum entropy principle.

Two new research areas

As if I didn’t have enough to do (see my previous post), I have two new research topics that I have plans to release papers on this year. I am posting this very brief note for the benefit of my current readers, some of whom may be interested in these topics as well. The first […]

The scary truth about audit software blogging

This post is something of an experiment. As I said in a previous post, I’m interested in knowing just how big the community of expert audit software users is, and where to find them. So I’ve been doing a variety of searches, including setting Google to search only on blogs — that is, on WordPress […]

About forensic auditing and CAAT

Everyone should be interested in the decline effect. It affects every scientific field, and has practical implications for every profession. But of course to really make it useful for each profession, we have to talk about specifics. Out of those specifics will come new tools. Since the spring I have been preoccupied with one particular […]