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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Untitled

Created on 05/09/14, last changed on 05/09/14. This album is empty.
This album has been viewed 75 times since 05/09/14.
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Untitled

Created on 05/09/14, last changed on 05/09/14. This album is empty.
This album has been viewed 70 times since 05/09/14.
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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 88 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 9185 times since 05/11/05.
Sub-albums:
P1 (5349 views)
P2 (5076 views)
PM (5137 views)
PG (4575 views)
CM (4453 views)
PMM (5001 views)
PMG (13858 views)
PGG (4658 views)
CMM (4214 views)
P4 (4906 views)
P4M (4771 views)
P3 (6803 views)
P3M1 (4616 views)
P31M (6386 views)
P6 (6160 views)
P6M (4759 views)
P4G (4804 views)
New Textures (6123 views)
Untitled (5414 views)
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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 07/31/14.
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This album contains 688 items.
This album has been viewed 15699 times since 05/11/05.
Sub-albums:
Pure Texture (10491 views)
Architecture (5180 views)
Buildings (6825 views)
Interior (4628 views)
Cloth (6016 views)
Rugs (5512 views)
Screen (4513 views)
Consumer Products (3603 views)
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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 4726 times since 05/12/05.
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Images for human evaluation

Last changed on 05/11/10. This album contains 30 items.
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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'
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This album contains 3400 items.
This album has been viewed 13983 times since 06/08/05.
Sub-albums:
Untitled (3078 views)
CHS images (3201 views)
CTL_AD_SELECTED (2416 views)
6 features (2923 views)
AXIAL (6765 views)
CORONAL (5580 views)
SAGITTAL (6897 views)
CTL_MCI_SELECTED (2774 views)
1 feature (2684 views)
AXIAL (4885 views)
CORONAL (5286 views)
SAGITTAL (5037 views)
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AXIAL (5659 views)
CORONAL (5131 views)
SAGITTAL (5012 views)
CTL_MCI_100 (2599 views)
AXIAL (6846 views)
CORONAL (5566 views)
SAGITTAL (5087 views)
CTL_AD_100 (2645 views)
AXIAL (5223 views)
CORONAL (5643 views)
SAGITTAL (4850 views)
Luis' photos (3627 views)

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