Thermally stimulated luminescence glow curves of CaB4O7:Dy samples after beta-irradiation showed glow peaks at similar to 335, 530 and 675 K, with a heating rate of 2 K/s. The main peak at 530 K was analyzed using the T-max-T-stop method and was found to be composed of at least five overlapping glow peaks. A curve-fitting program was used to perform computerized glow curve deconvolution (CGCD) analysis of the complex peak of the dosimetric material of interest. The kinetic parameters, namely activation energy (E) and frequency factor (s), associated with the main glow peak of CaB4O7:Dy at 520 K were evaluated using peak shape (PS) and isothermal luminescence decay (ILD) methods. In addition, the kinetics was determined to be first order (b = 1) by applying the additive dose method. The activation energies and frequency factors obtained using PS and ILD methods are calculated to be 0.72 and 0.72 eV and 8.76 x 10(5) and 1.44 x 106/s, respectively. Copyright (C) 2014 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.