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wikipage: e-Science Methods (Archaeology)

The final reference in this paper is a relatively new focus for the arts and humanities, namely the use of grid computing and e-science related methods, themes which have particular relevance for subj [read more...]

wikipage: Visualization (History)

Charles Joseph Minard’s visualization of the Napoleonic Army’s advance and subsequent retreat from Russia in the 1812-13 campaign is widely cited as one of the most effective graphical depictions [read more...]

wikipage: GIS - Geographic Information System (Archaeology)

It has been proposed that rather than being classified as a ‘tool’, GIS might more accurately be labelled a sub-discipline in its own right, complete with its own competing methodologies and camps [read more...]

wikipage: CAD - computer aided design (Archaeology)

Originally developed for architectural and engineering purposes, CAD (Computer-Aided Design) software is now used in a multitude of disciplines and integrates seamlessly with the archaeological point [read more...]

wikipage: Visualization (Archaeology)

Though difficult to refer to as a discreet area of activity, visualization might best be understood as the method by which archaeological ideas can be effectively communicated to their target audience [read more...]

wikipage: Stratigraphic Analysis (Archaeology)

Overlapping with geological research, tools in this area assist with the creation and viewing of representations of drill-cores and the type of layering that would be seen in trenches and outcrops.

wikipage: Dendrochronology (Archaeology)

The use of computational statistical matching of tree ring growth widths for dating wooden objects in relation to other geographically-similar tree-ring chronologies.

wikipage: Science-based Methods (Archaeology)

Radiocarbon dating can be carried out using tools such as OxCal ( [read more...]

wikipage: Databases (Archaeology)

The use of structured information lends itself extremely well to database techniques and this has been an enduring methodology for archaeological projects ever since the days of mainframe computing. [read more...]

wikipage: Quantitative Analysis (Archaeology)

The use of statistics software has a long history in archaeology and continues to be used for a range of analysis functions including similarity and clustering calculations. [read more...]