Category Archives: Abstracts

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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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‘A Connected Island?’: How the Iron Curtain affected Palaeolithic Archaeologists in Central Europe

Iza Romanowska (Centre for the Archaeology of Human Origins, University of Southampton) Tom Brughmans (Archaeological Computing Research Group, University of Southampton) After the Second World War the Iron Curtain sliced through the very centre of Europe. The Soviet regime introduced … Continue reading

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Vessel volumes: innovative computer applications for ceramicists

Vicki Herring (Cambridge Archaeology Unit) This poster presents an innovative approach to calculating vessel volumes using 3D software packages, a process not currently common within the commercial sector. It offers an overview of these approaches, and demonstrates their potential to … Continue reading

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Impact of the Archaeology Data Service: a study and methods for enhancing sustainability

Neil Beagrie, John Houghton, Stuart Jeffrey and Ray Moore (Archaeology Data Service) As the investment in digital resources and content continues to rise, the assessment of the economic impact is of such resources is becoming increasingly important for policy makers, … Continue reading

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Vessel visualisation: innovative computer applications for ceramicists

Donald Horne (Cambridge Archaeology Unit) This poster presents the results of photogrammetry as a tool for visualising pots three dimensionally. Traditional forms of illustration are effective at communicating certain kinds of information about pottery, particularly with regard to the form … Continue reading

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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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