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   Test Images with Metallic Specularites

This page contains links to some of the data described in:

Kobus Barnard, Lindsay Martin, Brian Funt, and Adam Coath
A Data Set for Colour Research,
Color Research and Application, Volume 27, Number 3, pp. 147-151, 2002.

(This is the appropriate archival reference to this data).

Questions, comments, and problems with this data should be directed to Kobus Barnard.


The image set presented here consists of 99 image of scenes containing metallic, specular objects. Metals included include copper, brass and titanium alloy.

See the overview page for a description of how this data was collected.

 Preview Images

All scenes under one illuminant (127 KB)
(This is Figure 8.4 of Kobus's thesis).

A typical scene under all illuminants (153 KB)
(This is Figure 8.5 of Kobus's thesis).


8-bit TIFF images: metallic_8_bit.tar.gz (39.9 MB)
(Recomended for most applications)

16-bit TIFF images: metallic_16_bit.tar.gz (215 MB)
(The 16 bit images have only a small amount of extra data beyond the 8 bit images--the true dynamic range of the images is 9-10 bits).

This data was collected by Lindsay Martin, Kobus Barnard, and Adam Coath under the guidance of Kobus Barnard in Brian Funt's Computational Colour Vision Laboratory.

 Publications That Reference This Data

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