Archaeology

tool: ArcGIS

ArcGIS is a suite of software that comprises of Desktop GIS, Server GIS, Mobile GIS, and Online GIS. ArcGIS is a platform for building a complete geographic information system (GIS) that lets you easily create, edit, and analyse geographic knowledge on the desktop; publish data, maps, globes and models to a GIS server and/or share them online; and use them on the desktop, on the Web, or in the field.
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2d modelling - rasterData structuring and enhancement
2d modelling - vectorData structuring and enhancement
3d modelling - interactiveData structuring and enhancement
3d modelling - vectorData structuring and enhancement
3d modelling - vectorPractice-led research
Audio-visual interaction (synchronous)Communication and collaboration
Cataloguing and indexingData structuring and enhancement
Collaborative publishingData publishing and dissemination
CollatingData analysis
Content analysisData analysis
Desktop publishing and pre-pressData publishing and dissemination
Disk publishingData publishing and dissemination
DocumentationStrategy and project management
Geo-referencing and projectionData structuring and enhancement
Geophysical surveyData capture
GPS and total station surveysData capture
Graphical interaction (synchronous)Communication and collaboration
Graphical renderingData structuring and enhancement
IndexingData analysis
OverlayingData analysis
Resource sharingCommunication and collaboration
Resource sharingData publishing and dissemination
Spatial data analysisData analysis
VisualisationData analysis
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GRASS (Geographic Analysis Support System) GIS, ThinkGeo

project: Concordia

The overall aim of the project was to make it easier for readers to move between publications on the Web, instead of walking from one library shelf to another. Bringing information together in this way helps researchers to recognise a new range of relationships and interactions. [read more]

project: Aphrodisias in Late Antiquity (2004)

This publication is the online second edition of a printed book, which first appeared in 1989, but was out of print: it incorporates new material found since 1989. The resource presents 250 inscribed texts from the 3rd-6th century, found at the ancient site of Aphrodisias in Caria (south-west Turkey): it includes extensive explanatory material and discussions, with detailed indices of people. The existence of the book makes it possible to compare the two ways of presenting the material. [read more]

event: RADIO-PAST Specialization Forum: Integrated non-destructive approaches to understand, Ammaia, Portugal 5-11th July

22/03/2010 10:00
30/04/2010 10:00

In the framework of the FP7 Marie Curie – People IAPP project RADIO-PAST*, a series of three High Formation Summer Schools (2010-2012) will be organized at the archeological site of Ammaia. [read more...]

Location

Portalegre
Portugal

tool: RivEx

RivEx is a river network tool designed to run under ESRI ArcMap 9.1. It allows for quality control and analysis of the river network and creation of node layers.
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2d graphic designPractice-led research
2d illustrationPractice-led research
2d modelling - rasterData structuring and enhancement
2d modelling - vectorData structuring and enhancement
3d graphic designPractice-led research
3d modelling - interactiveData structuring and enhancement
3d modelling - vectorData structuring and enhancement
3d modelling - vectorPractice-led research
Desktop publishing and pre-pressData publishing and dissemination
DocumentationStrategy and project management
Geo-referencing and projectionData structuring and enhancement
Graphical interaction (asynchronous)Communication and collaboration
Graphical renderingData structuring and enhancement
Human factors analysisStrategy and project management
Texture design and mappingPractice-led research
Use of existing digital dataData capture
Virtual world modellingPractice-led research
VisualisationData analysis
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MotherPlanet

tool: Mercury Amira

Mercury Amira is a multifaceted tool that allows for integration, manipulation, and visualisation of large sets of data. Automatic and interactive segmentation tools support processing of 3D image data.
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2d graphic designPractice-led research
2d illustrationPractice-led research
2d modelling - rasterData structuring and enhancement
2d modelling - vectorData structuring and enhancement
2d scanning and photographyData capture
3d graphic designPractice-led research
3d modelling - interactiveData structuring and enhancement
3d modelling - vectorData structuring and enhancement
3d modelling - vectorPractice-led research
3d scanningData capture
Content analysisData analysis
Desktop publishing and pre-pressData publishing and dissemination
DocumentationStrategy and project management
Geo-referencing and projectionData structuring and enhancement
Geophysical surveyData capture
GPS and total station surveysData capture
Graphical interaction (asynchronous)Communication and collaboration
Image manipulationPractice-led research
Image segmentationData analysis
Spatial data analysisData analysis
Virtual world modellingData structuring and enhancement
VisualisationData analysis
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Avizo

event: THATCamp London

06/07/2010 08:30
07/07/2010 13:00

THATCamp is a user-generated “unconference” on digital humanities developed by the Center for History and New Media (CHNM) at George Mason University. This year, for the first time, a THATCamp will occur at the same time and same place as the DH conference — the world’s premere conference on the Digital Humanities, and we expect that having both together will spark exciting new ideas!

You need to apply to take part in the THATCamp. Find out more about it at http://thatcamplondon.org/. [read more...]

Location

King's Building, Strand Campus, The Strand King's College London
London WC2R 2LS
United Kingdom

tool: GeoNames

A global geographical database that may be used to identify, tag and disambiguate all references to location. The database contains over 8 million entries, each of which possesses a geographic name (in various languages), latitude, longitude, elevation, population, administrative subdivision and postal codes and information on unique features.
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Data miningData analysis
DocumentationStrategy and project management
Geo-referencing and projectionData structuring and enhancement
Record linkagesData analysis
Resource sharingData publishing and dissemination
Searching and queryingData analysis
Text recognitionData capture
Textual interaction (asynchronous)Communication and collaboration
Texture design and mappingPractice-led research
Use of existing digital dataData capture
VisualisationData analysis
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e-monograph: "The False-Door: dissolution and becoming in Roman wall-painting".

"The False-Door: dissolution and becoming in Roman wall-painting" is an e-monograph by Maurice Owen (Southampton Solent University), accessible via this URL:

http://creadm.solent.ac.uk/custom/rwpainting/cover/index.html

It examines the impact that the discovery of Pompeii and Herculaneum had on the modern world - from Neoclassicism to Disaster movies and unpacks the numerous modern filters through which we view this period in antiquity. [read more...]

Launch of Ashmolean Museum's Eastern Art Online: The Yousef Jameel Centre for Islamic and Asian Art

Recent launch of Eastern Art Online: The Yousef Jameel Centre for Islamic and Asian Art
http://jameelcentre.ashmolean.org/

This is a major online resource from the recently expanded and refurbished Ashmolean, to open up the University of Oxford's Islamic and Asian Art collections held at the Museum to a wider audience.

The site showcases collections from the Islamic Middle East, the Indian Subcontinent, Southeast Asia, China, Japan and Korea. Currently there are around 1,400 objects on the site, but this figure will be [read more...]

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