PSU Near-Regular Texture Database
 
This database is currently managed by Christopher Funk at PSU. Please contact Yanxi Liu if you have any concerns about the database. This research is supported in part by an NSF grants IIS-0099597, IIS-1248076, and IIS-1144938

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-
LPAC Website
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 205 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 9359 times since 05/11/05.
Sub-albums:
P1 (5463 views)
P2 (5165 views)
PM (5264 views)
PG (4665 views)
CM (4542 views)
PMM (5100 views)
PMG (13966 views)
PGG (4747 views)
CMM (4304 views)
P4 (4992 views)
P4M (4869 views)
P3 (6891 views)
P3M1 (4702 views)
P31M (6475 views)
P6 (6257 views)
P6M (4850 views)
P4G (4897 views)
New Textures (6245 views)
Untitled (5506 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 11/23/14.
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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'
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Album.php::2419 -> Userid everybody is owner of 'cloth'
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This album contains 688 items.
This album has been viewed 15929 times since 05/11/05.
Sub-albums:
Pure Texture (10741 views)
Architecture (5359 views)
Buildings (7012 views)
Interior (4800 views)
Cloth (6176 views)
Rugs (5647 views)
Screen (4641 views)
Consumer Products (3694 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 4833 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 14385 times since 06/08/05.
Sub-albums:
Untitled (3186 views)
CHS images (3309 views)
CTL_AD_SELECTED (2500 views)
6 features (3008 views)
AXIAL (6992 views)
CORONAL (5799 views)
SAGITTAL (7093 views)
CTL_MCI_SELECTED (2864 views)
1 feature (2780 views)
AXIAL (5048 views)
CORONAL (5471 views)
SAGITTAL (5280 views)
2 features (2743 views)
AXIAL (5826 views)
CORONAL (5333 views)
SAGITTAL (5198 views)
CTL_MCI_100 (2675 views)
AXIAL (7037 views)
CORONAL (5767 views)
SAGITTAL (5243 views)
CTL_AD_100 (2728 views)
AXIAL (5410 views)
CORONAL (5826 views)
SAGITTAL (5034 views)
Luis' photos (3711 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 11/23/14. This album contains 74 items.
This album has been viewed 5929 times since 05/11/05.

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Funding from NSF and NIH
Funded partially under NSF grant IIS-1248076 and IIS-1144938