Category Archives: Poster Abstracts

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Dead Men’s Eyes: The Use of Augmented Reality in Archaeology

Stuart Eve (University College London, L – P : Archaeology) One of the great challenges in archaeology is reconstructing past perception and social behaviour. Some pioneering archaeologists have attempted to explore these issues through the use of Geographic Information Systems … Continue reading

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Open Access in Archaeology

Doug Rocks-Macqueen (Landward LLC, University of Edinburgh) In April of last year, the president of the American Institute of Archaeology famously wrote, We at the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA), along with our colleagues at the American Anthropological Association and … 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 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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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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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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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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