Category Archives: Abstracts

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Digital documentation through laser scanning of a cultural heritage site

Rebeka Vital (Shenkar College of Design and Engineering, Department of Interior Building and Environment Design, Ramat Gan, Israel) Architectural survey is an evolving field in architecture that has been affected the past decade by the technological advancements in the field … Continue reading

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Practical Augmented Visualization on Handheld Devices for Cultural Heritage

Giovanni Murru, Marco Fratarcangeli and Tommaso Empler (Sapienza University of Rome) We present a framework for the interactive 3D visualization of archaeological sites on handheld devices using fast augmented reality techniques. The user interface allows for the ubiquitous, personalized and … Continue reading

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Can we share? – current status for sharing heritage data online!

Henriette Roued-Cunliffe (Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich) I was inspired by the call for papers asking for practical uses of data sharing which show how researchers are actually using large collections of data to move archaeological knowledge forward. In 2007 I … Continue reading

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Towards a cost-effective three-dimensional documentation of archaeological excavations

Jeroen De Reu (Department of Archaeology, Ghent University) Archaeological practice within the European context of heritage management is facing huge challenges in ways of recording and reproduction of ex-situ preserved sites. As a consequence of the Valletta-treaty, numbers of archived … Continue reading

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The movements of the Teuchitlán people: A testimony of regional interaction in Western Mexico

Armando Trujillo, Université de Paris The Teuchitlán people are one of the oldest known cultures in western Mexico and their beginnings date back to the Preclassic period (400 B.C.E. to 200 C.E.). This civilisation was regional in size, and its … Continue reading

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SkOSifying an Archaeological Thesaurus

Matteo Romanello (German Archaeological Institute, Berlin / Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London) In this paper I will present an interoperability use case that was developed in the framework of DARIAH-DE, the German branch of the EU-funded Digital Research … Continue reading

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Using Acoustics to Explore Lived Experience at Late Medieval Sites

Catriona Cooper (University of Southampton and The National Trust) The subject of lived experience in the middle ages has been a relatively neglected topic. However, the tendency has been to examine the remains without addressing questions on the experience of … Continue reading

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Game Issues for Scholarly Discourse or for Public Understanding

Erik Champion (DIGHUMLAB DK and Aarhus University) Academic discourse presupposes a vast domain of related background knowledge, a certain learnt yet creative technique of extrapolation, and they do not cover the experiential detective work of experts that visit the real … Continue reading

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Application of Generalized Linear Regression to Understand the Use-wear Patterns of Stone Tools made on Shahabad

Debanjan Mitra (Deccan College Post Graduate Research Institute, Pune, India) Limestone has been an important raw-material for stone tool manufacturing in India, especially in Hunsgi – Baichbal Valley, Karnataka, which reports an elaborate Acheulian workshop. Recently, the author has taken … Continue reading

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