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    • Multi-touch Rocks: Playing with Tangible Virtual Heritage in the Museum -- First User Tests 

      Seidl, Markus; Judmaier, P.; Baker, F.; Chippindale, C.; Egger, U.; Jax, N.; Weis, C.; Grubinger, M.; Seidl, G. (The Eurographics Association, 2011)
      More than 50.000 petroglyphs are engraved in rock panels on the flanks of the UNESCO world heritage site Val Camonica (Northern Italy). The engravings are not always visible and are often on steep slopes on which it is ...
    • The Petit Trianon in Versailles: The Virtual, an Historic Reality 

      Renaudin, Noémie; Rondot, Bertrand; Luca, Livio De (The Eurographics Association, 2011)
      It is difficult to grasp the complex history of the successive changes made to the furnishings and to the layout of the Petit Trianon. Our ongoing project addresses this challenge. Based on 3D digitizing, high photorealistic ...
    • Reconstructing the Baths of Caracalla 

      Oetelaar, Taylor (The Eurographics Association, 2011)
      This paper provides an overview of the digital restoration process of Rome's Baths of Caracalla using the parametric CAD package, SolidWorks. It will outline the major hurdles, their solutions, and benefits of the process ...
    • Serious Games for Cultural Heritage: the GaLA Activities 

      Mortara, Michela; Bellotti, Francesco; Berta, Riccardo; Catalano, Chiara Eva; Fiucci, Giusy; Houry-Panchetti, Minica; Petridis, Panagiotis (The Eurographics Association, 2011)
      The European Union is increasingly investing in new techniques for the acquisition, preservation and fruition of Virtual Heritage. In addition, Serious Games (games designed with an educational purpose) are an emerging way ...
    • THESAURUS: Techniques for Underwater Exploration and Archeology through Swarms of Autonomous Vehicles 

      Allotta, Benedetto; Caiti, Andrea; Cocco, Michele; Colombo, Carlo; Daviddi, Walter; Gualdesi, Lavinio; Monica, Denise La; Moroni, Davide; Pieri, Gabriele; Salvetti, Ovidio; Tampucci, Marco (The Eurographics Association, 2011)
      The THESAURUS project (2011-2013) is financed by Regione Toscana (Italy) in the framework of the FAS program 2007-2013 under Deliberation CIPE (Italian government) 166/2007. The overall goal of THESAURUS project is to ...
    • Usability Evaluation of a Prototype iPhone App for Osaka Castle Museum: Outcomes and Reflections 

      Carillo, Erminia; Chikama, Masaki; Kadobayashi, Rieko; Shimojo, Shinji; Pemberton, Lyn; Rodriguez-Echavarria, Karina; Arnold, David (The Eurographics Association, 2011)
      The evaluation of the effectiveness of new technologies for cultural heritage is becoming increasingly relevant, as the number of tools and media for public presentation grows rapidly across the world. Amongst these ...
    • The V-City Project 

      Himmelstein, Jesse; Balet, Olivier; Ganovelli, Fabio; Gobbetti, Enrico; Specht, Matthias; Mueller, Pascal; Engels, Chris; Gool, Luc van; Rivière, Jean-Baptiste de la; Cavazzini, Armando (The Eurographics Association, 2011)
      3D geoinformatics have entered the digital age, hesitantly in some areas, and rampantly in others. Google Earth and Microsoft Virtual Earth are household names. However, these projects are limited to textured 3D landscapes, ...
    • Very Important Faces: Yet Another Character Annotation Tool 

      Sá, Asla Medeiros e; Vasconcelos, Cristina Nader; Gonçalves, Martina Spohr; Carvalho, Paulo Cezar Pinto (The Eurographics Association, 2011)
      This short paper describes the ongoing project of creating yet another character annotation tool, the Very Important Faces (V.I.F.) tool. Although the idea of character annotation is really not a new subject, off-the-shelf ...
    • Visualizing Williamsburg: Modeling an Early American City in 2D and 3D 

      Fischer, Lisa E. (The Eurographics Association, 2011)
      Williamsburg, the capital of Virginia from 1699 to 1780, has been the subject of extensive research for more than eighty years. However this research has never been assimilated to look at the development of this planned ...
    • Walking, Learning, Enjoying. Mobile Technology on the Trail of Design Masterpieces 

      Spallazzo, Davide; Ceconello, Mauro; Lenz, R. (The Eurographics Association, 2011)
      The paper describes Looking for Achille Castiglioni - LfAC - a mobile location-based application designed to lead visitors to the discovery of Achille Castiglioni's projects in downtown Milan. The renowned architect and ...