MERL BRDF Database

MERL BRDF Database

version 2.0
February 2006

materials

The MERL BRDF database contains reflectance functions of 100 different materials. Each reflectance function is stored as a densely measured Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function (BRDF).

MERL provides this data only for research or academic use. Sample code to read the data is included with the database. Note that parameterization of theta-half has changed.

Free access to the MERL BRDF database for research or academic use is available at http://people.csail.mit.edu/wojciech/BRDFDatabase/. Please note our copyright and permission to use notice which appears below.

If you use these measurements, please, reference the following paper:

"A Data-Driven Reflectance Model",

Wojciech Matusik, Hanspeter Pfister, Matt Brand and Leonard McMillan,

ACM Transactions on Graphics 22, 3(2003), 759-769.

BibTeX:

@article {Matusik:2003,

	author = "Wojciech Matusik and Hanspeter Pfister and Matt Brand and Leonard McMillan",

	title = "A Data-Driven Reflectance Model",

	journal = "ACM Transactions on Graphics",

	year = "2003",

	month = jul,

	volume = "22",

	number = "3",

	pages = "759-769"

}

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