Encyclopedia of Biometrics

2009 Edition
| Editors: Stan Z. Li, Anil Jain

Facial Mapping

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-73003-5_998

Facial mapping is a frequently used term to describe one-to-one matching of crime scene and suspect images undertaken by an expert. A number of different methods may be used in combination to compare two images to support the comparison. Also, a number of comparisons may be made of the face from different angles if multiple images are available from each source.

 Face, Forensic Evidence of

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