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 191 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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Album.php::2430 -> Userid everybody is NOT owner of 'album52'
This album contains 241 items.
This album has been viewed 9333 times since 05/11/05.
Sub-albums:
P1 (5445 views)
P2 (5151 views)
PM (5247 views)
PG (4654 views)
CM (4528 views)
PMM (5086 views)
PMG (13952 views)
PGG (4735 views)
CMM (4288 views)
P4 (4980 views)
P4M (4855 views)
P3 (6879 views)
P3M1 (4691 views)
P31M (6463 views)
P6 (6242 views)
P6M (4837 views)
P4G (4887 views)
New Textures (6227 views)
Untitled (5493 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 11/01/14.
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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'
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This album contains 688 items.
This album has been viewed 15899 times since 05/11/05.
Sub-albums:
Pure Texture (10695 views)
Architecture (5332 views)
Buildings (6981 views)
Interior (4766 views)
Cloth (6145 views)
Rugs (5631 views)
Screen (4625 views)
Consumer Products (3682 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 4815 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 14315 times since 06/08/05.
Sub-albums:
Untitled (3171 views)
CHS images (3295 views)
CTL_AD_SELECTED (2488 views)
6 features (2999 views)
AXIAL (6936 views)
CORONAL (5751 views)
SAGITTAL (7065 views)
CTL_MCI_SELECTED (2851 views)
1 feature (2767 views)
AXIAL (5016 views)
CORONAL (5434 views)
SAGITTAL (5244 views)
2 features (2735 views)
AXIAL (5791 views)
CORONAL (5295 views)
SAGITTAL (5166 views)
CTL_MCI_100 (2666 views)
AXIAL (6991 views)
CORONAL (5713 views)
SAGITTAL (5211 views)
CTL_AD_100 (2719 views)
AXIAL (5361 views)
CORONAL (5791 views)
SAGITTAL (5002 views)
Luis' photos (3700 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 11/01/14. This album contains 74 items.
This album has been viewed 5904 times since 05/11/05.

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