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Near Regular Texture -- Analysis, Synthesis and Manipulation
Head: Yanxi Liu
Contact: Yanxi Liu
Mailing address:
Carnegie Mellon University
Robotics Institute
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Associated center(s) / consortia:
 Vision and Autonomous Systems Center (VASC)
Associated lab(s) / group(s):
 Computational Symmetry
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Overview
Motivated by the low structural fidelity for near-regular textures in current texture synthesis algorithms, we propose and implement an alternative texture synthesis method for near-regular texture. We view such textures as statistical departures from regular patterns and believe that a thorough understanding of their structures in terms of their translation, rotation and reflection symmetries can enhance existing methods of texture synthesis. We demonstrate the perils of texture synthesis for near-regular texture and the promise of faithfully preserving the regularity as well as the randomness presented in a near-regular texture sample.

The movies below accompany the SIGGRAPH '04 "Near Regular Texture Analysis and Manipulation" paper: