Check out our latest papers on material recognition:

  • Material Recognition from Local Appearance in Global Context,
    G. Schwartz and K. Nishino
    [ arXiv ]
  • Integrating Local Material Recognition with Large-Scale Perceptual Attribute Discovery,
    G. Schwartz and K. Nishino
    [ arXiv ]

A talk I gave in 2014 that summarizes our work on material estimation and recognition at the time:

Please check out research and publication for further details and more recent results. You can find many of our code and data, too.