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Digital Tabletops & Collaborative Learning for Archaeology: ‘How can Multi-Touch Interfaces allow us to bridge the gap between archaeological artefacts and the viewer by creating engaging collaborative learning environments for adults with digital object handling?’

Helena Demetriou (University of Southampton) This paper looks at how we can use current interactive touch screen technologies to help bridge the gap between archaeological artefacts and the viewer, enabling us to move towards a new educational paradigm. By developing … 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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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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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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