Noses are prominent facial features that provide fixation points for facial
recognition and are relatively invariant to facial expression. However, their
use as a biometric has received relatively little attention. Full 3D nose shape
matching can be computationally expensive. Work at
The Machine Vision Laboratory,
University of the West of
· M. Emambakhsh, A.N. Evans and M. Smith, Using Nasal Curves Matching for Expression Robust 3D Nose Recognition, in Proc. IEEE Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS 2013), October 2013.
· M. Emambakhsh and A.N. Evans, Self-dependent 3D Face Rotational Alignment Using the Nose Region, in Proc. IET 4th International Conference on Imaging for Crime Detection and Prevention (ICDP-11), November 2011.