Software Copyright License for non-commercial scientific research purposes

Please read carefully the following terms and conditions and any accompanying documentation before you download and/or use the SC3D Software/Data, (the "Software"). SC3D consists of the following 3 datasets: (1) HumanSC3D, (2) FlickrSC3D Signatures, (3) FlickrSC3D Classification. By downloading and/or using the Software, you acknowledge that you have read these terms and conditions, understand them, and agree to be bound by them. If you do not agree with these terms and conditions, you must not download and/or use the Software. Any infringement of the terms of this agreement will automatically terminate your rights under this License.


The Software and the associated materials has been developed at the „Simion Stoilow“ Institute of Mathematics of the Romanian Academy (hereinafter "IMAR"). Any copyright or patent right is owned by and proprietary material of the „Simion Stoilow“ Institute of Mathematics of the Romanian Academy, hereinafter the “Licensor”.

License Grant

Licensor grants you (Licensee) personally a single-user, non-exclusive, non-transferable, free of charge right: - To install the Software on computers owned, leased or otherwise controlled by you and/or your organization; - To use the Software for the sole purpose of performing non-commercial scientific research, non-commercial education, or non-commercial artistic projects; - To modify, adapt, translate or create derivative works based upon the Software. Any other use, in particular any use for commercial purposes, is prohibited. This includes, without limitation, incorporation in a commercial product, use in a commercial service, or production of other artefacts for commercial purposes. The Software may not be reproduced, modified and/or made available in any form to any third party without IMAR’s prior written permission. The Software may not be used for pornographic purposes or to generate pornographic material whether commercial or not. This license also prohibits the use of the Software to train methods/algorithms/neural networks/etc. for commercial use of any kind. By downloading the Software, you agree not to reverse engineer it.

No Distribution

The Software and the license herein granted shall not be copied, shared, distributed, re-sold, offered for re-sale, transferred or sub-licensed in whole or in part except that you may make one copy for archive purposes only.

Disclaimer of Representations and Warranties

You expressly acknowledge and agree that the Software results from basic research, is provided “AS IS”, may contain errors, and that any use of the Software is at your sole risk. LICENSOR MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND CONCERNING THE SOFTWARE, NEITHER EXPRESS NOR IMPLIED, AND THE ABSENCE OF ANY LEGAL OR ACTUAL DEFECTS, WHETHER DISCOVERABLE OR NOT. Specifically, and not to limit the foregoing, licensor makes no representations or warranties (i) regarding the merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose of the Software, (ii) that the use of the Software will not infringe any patents, copyrights or other intellectual property rights of a third party, and (iii) that the use of the Software will not cause any damage of any kind to you or a third party.

Limitation of Liability

In no event shall the licensor be liable for any other damages whatsoever arising out of the use of, or inability to use this dataset and its associated software, even if the authors have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

No Maintenance Services

You understand and agree that IMAR is under no obligation to provide either maintenance services, update services, notices of latent defects, or corrections of defects with regard to the Data. IMAR nevertheless reserves the right to update, modify, or discontinue the Data at any time.

Publications using the Software

You acknowledge that the Software is a valuable scientific resource and agree to appropriately reference the following paper in any publication making use of the Software.

Mihai Fieraru, Mihai Zanfir, Elisabeta Oneata, Alin-Ionut Popa, Vlad Olaru, Cristian Sminchisescu. Learning Complex 3D Human Self-Contact. In AAAI2021.
@inproceedings{fieraru2021learning, title={Learning complex 3d human self-contact}, author={Fieraru, Mihai and Zanfir, Mihai and Oneata, Elisabeta and Popa, Alin-Ionut and Olaru, Vlad and Sminchisescu, Cristian}, booktitle={Proceedings of the AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence}, volume={35}, number={2}, pages={1343--1351}, year={2021} }

Commercial licensing opportunities

For commercial uses of the Software, please send email to with the subject [SC3D Commercial Use]. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of Romania and the European Union.