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 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.