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Image Collections for Sciences and Social Sciences

Image collections for the Sciences and Social Sciences.


All of these databases will have copyright guidelines on how to use the images. Please examine and follow carefully.

Reference: David Pane, CNBC Wiki, URL address.



  • Places2. The Places2 dataset is designed to build a core of visual knowledge that can be used to train artificial systems for high-level visual understanding tasks, such as scene context, object recognition, action and event prediction, and theory-of-mind inference. The semantic categories of Places2 are defined by their function: the labels represent the entry-level of an environment.


  • 10k US Adult Faces Database. This database contains 10,168 (!) natural face photographs and several measures for 2,222 of the faces, including memorability scores and computer vision and psychology attributes.