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 66 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 60 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 75 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 9172 times since 05/11/05.
Sub-albums:
P1 (5340 views)
P2 (5064 views)
PM (5128 views)
PG (4565 views)
CM (4443 views)
PMM (4991 views)
PMG (13850 views)
PGG (4648 views)
CMM (4204 views)
P4 (4896 views)
P4M (4762 views)
P3 (6794 views)
P3M1 (4606 views)
P31M (6376 views)
P6 (6151 views)
P6M (4750 views)
P4G (4793 views)
New Textures (6113 views)
Untitled (5406 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 07/25/14.
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This album contains 688 items.
This album has been viewed 15685 times since 05/11/05.
Sub-albums:
Pure Texture (10475 views)
Architecture (5170 views)
Buildings (6812 views)
Interior (4617 views)
Cloth (6002 views)
Rugs (5499 views)
Screen (4505 views)
Consumer Products (3592 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 4713 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 13953 times since 06/08/05.
Sub-albums:
Untitled (3071 views)
CHS images (3193 views)
CTL_AD_SELECTED (2404 views)
6 features (2912 views)
AXIAL (6748 views)
CORONAL (5571 views)
SAGITTAL (6874 views)
CTL_MCI_SELECTED (2768 views)
1 feature (2680 views)
AXIAL (4871 views)
CORONAL (5280 views)
SAGITTAL (5016 views)
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AXIAL (5643 views)
CORONAL (5119 views)
SAGITTAL (4993 views)
CTL_MCI_100 (2593 views)
AXIAL (6831 views)
CORONAL (5554 views)
SAGITTAL (5078 views)
CTL_AD_100 (2640 views)
AXIAL (5211 views)
CORONAL (5628 views)
SAGITTAL (4837 views)
Luis' photos (3619 views)

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