||On September 12, 2010, a University of Pittsburgh student, 20,
was threatened and raped in her Oakland apartment.
||A saliva stain was recovered from the victim's underwear.
||The Allegheny County crime lab developed DNA data from the
underwear, and from a cigarette butt discarded by suspect
||The lab's manual analysis found a match statistic of 18
million between the underwear and the suspect.
||On the same data, the computer's statistic connecting the gun with Mr. Akan was 1.35 quadrillion.
||On April 2, 2012, Dr. Mark Perlin testified at the Akan trial
in Pittsburgh about the DNA match statistics in this case.
||Akaninyene Akan was convicted of rape, involuntary deviate
sexual intercourse and other charges. He was sentenced to 32 to 60 years in prison.