PSU Near-Regular Texture Database 
This database is currently managed by Seungkyu Lee at PSU. Please contact Yanxi Liu if you have any concerns about the database. This research is supported in part by an NSF grant IIS-0099597.

This is the Near-regular Texture Database. It covers the spectrum of textures from completely regular to near-regular to irregular. It also includes video of near-regular textures in motion.

Our database also contains, or will include, test image sets with groundtruth for translation, rotation, reflection/glide-reflection symmetry detection algorithms.






The textures in this database may be freely used for non-commercial purposes such as research. If you use our textures in a publication please attribute them to the CMU NRT database.

If you wish to download the NRT images, they are available below.

Download NRT Images

We ask visitors to this database to upload their own images so that the database can continue to grow. Feel free to upload photos in the "Submit Your Textures" gallery if you agree to release them under the terms of this database. Add your name in the caption or description if you would like. If you would like to upload your images, you need to first register and then login.

Some links to other texture sources-
Paul Bourke's Texture Database
VisTex Database
MeasTex Database
Brodatz Textures - warning - copyright issues
Wikipedia Wallpaper Groups page
Structure and Pattern Photos
Photos of Hong Kong

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Highlight for album: Symmetric photos
Symmetric photos

Created on 05/08/14, last changed on 05/14/14. This album contains 20 items.
This album has been viewed 138 times since 05/08/14.
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Highlight for album: Layered Near-Regular Textures
Layered Near-Regular Textures
Textures with multiple layers that can be seen through. Each layer need not be near-regular but some should be.

Last changed on 04/20/10. This album contains 109 items.
Sub-albums:
1 Near-Regular Layer
2 Near-Regular Layers
3 Near-Regular Layers
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Highlight for album: Regular Textures Sorted by the 17 Wallpaper Groups
Regular Textures Sorted by the 17 Wallpaper Groups
Frontal views of geometrically regular textures. Many are appearance regular as well.

Last changed on 04/20/10.
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This album contains 241 items.
This album has been viewed 9252 times since 05/11/05.
Sub-albums:
P1 (5394 views)
P2 (5111 views)
PM (5190 views)
PG (4614 views)
CM (4487 views)
PMM (5043 views)
PMG (13906 views)
PGG (4694 views)
CMM (4248 views)
P4 (4939 views)
P4M (4808 views)
P3 (6837 views)
P3M1 (4647 views)
P31M (6419 views)
P6 (6202 views)
P6M (4795 views)
P4G (4843 views)
New Textures (6175 views)
Untitled (5453 views)
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Highlight for album: Lattice Stress Test Images
Lattice Stress Test Images
Images of the same wallpaper pattern with varying blur, intensity, projection, resolution, and noise.

Last changed on 05/11/10. This album contains 364 items.
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Highlight for album: Near-Regular Textures in the Wild
Near-Regular Textures in the Wild
Unsegmented, non-frontal views of near-regular textures in the real world. Searchable by keywords.

Last changed on 09/22/14.
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Album.php::2419 -> Userid everybody is owner of 'pure'
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Album.php::2419 -> Userid everybody is owner of 'pure'
Album.php::2419 -> Userid everybody is owner of 'build'
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Album.php::2419 -> Userid everybody is owner of 'int'
Album.php::2419 -> Userid everybody is owner of 'int'
Album.php::2419 -> Userid everybody is owner of 'int'
Album.php::2419 -> Userid everybody is owner of 'cloth'
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This album contains 688 items.
This album has been viewed 15805 times since 05/11/05.
Sub-albums:
Pure Texture (10592 views)
Architecture (5254 views)
Buildings (6906 views)
Interior (4676 views)
Cloth (6075 views)
Rugs (5576 views)
Screen (4569 views)
Consumer Products (3641 views)
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Highlight for album: Near-regular Video
Near-regular Video
Videos of deforming near-regular textures

Last changed on 09/04/07. This album contains 6 items.
This album has been viewed 4770 times since 05/12/05.
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Highlight for album: Images for human evaluation
Images for human evaluation

Last changed on 05/11/10. This album contains 30 items.
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Highlight for album: Submit Your Images !
Submit Your Images !
Upload your photographs to our database. You will need to register by clicking on the link in the upper right of this page before you can upload pictures.

Last changed on 05/27/14.
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Album.php::2430 -> Userid everybody is NOT owner of 'uploads'
Album.php::2430 -> Userid everybody is NOT owner of 'uploads'
This album contains 3400 items.
This album has been viewed 14158 times since 06/08/05.
Sub-albums:
Untitled (3124 views)
CHS images (3248 views)
CTL_AD_SELECTED (2447 views)
6 features (2956 views)
AXIAL (6840 views)
CORONAL (5669 views)
SAGITTAL (6972 views)
CTL_MCI_SELECTED (2808 views)
1 feature (2727 views)
AXIAL (4946 views)
CORONAL (5347 views)
SAGITTAL (5136 views)
2 features (2695 views)
AXIAL (5720 views)
CORONAL (5208 views)
SAGITTAL (5079 views)
CTL_MCI_100 (2624 views)
AXIAL (6911 views)
CORONAL (5635 views)
SAGITTAL (5149 views)
CTL_AD_100 (2675 views)
AXIAL (5281 views)
CORONAL (5717 views)
SAGITTAL (4929 views)
Luis' photos (3654 views)
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Highlight for album: Symmetry Evaluation Test Set
Symmetry Evaluation Test Set

Last changed on 04/20/10.
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This album contains 328 items.
Sub-albums:
Reflection
Synthetic Multiple Reflection
Synthetic Single Reflection
Natural Multiple Reflection
Natural Single Reflection
rotation
Synthetic-single center
Synthetic-multiple center
Natural-single center
Natural-multiple center
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Highlight for album: Borderline Near-Regular Textures
Borderline Near-Regular Textures
Images in which the primary texture does not seem to conform to a meaningful lattice. The neighbor relationships between textons may be ambiguous.

Last changed on 09/22/14. This album contains 74 items.
This album has been viewed 5839 times since 05/11/05.

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