VAST08: The 9th International Symposium on Virtual Reality, Archaeology and Intelligent Cultural Heritage

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VAST08: The 9th International Symposium on Virtual Reality, Archaeology and Intelligent Cultural Heritage

 

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  • Haydar, Mahmoud; Maidi, Madjid; Roussel, David; Mallem, Malik; Drap, Pierre; Bale, Kim; Chapman, Paul (The Eurographics Association, 2008)
    This paper describes the ongoing developments in Photogrammetry and Mixed Reality for the Venus European project (Virtual ExploratioN of Underwater Sites, http://www.venus-project.eu). The main goal of the project is to ...
  • Martin, Alberto; Pérez, Emiliano; Salamanca, Santiago; Merchan, Pilar; Adan, Antonio (The Eurographics Association, 2008)
    Nowadays virtual reality users and professionals demand a growing quality and a higher degree of realism in development and applications. Among these technologies augmented reality systems stand out due to their complexity ...
  • Felicetti, Achille; Mara, Hubert (The Eurographics Association, 2008)
    This paper provides an overview regarding the application of the Semantic Web oriented technologies we have developed as part of the EPOCH and AMA projects for Cultural Heritage Digital Libraries. We wanted to enhance ...
  • Havemann, Sven; Settgast, Volker; Berndt, René; Eide, Øyvind; Fellner, Dieter W. (The Eurographics Association, 2008)
    It is still a big technical problem to establish a relation between a shape and its meaning in a sustainable way. We present a solution with a markup method that allows to label parts of a 3D object in a similar way to ...
  • Gonçalves, Alexandrino José Marques; Magalhães, Luís Gonzaga; Moura, João Paulo; Chalmers, Alan (The Eurographics Association, 2008)
    The Human Visual System has a remarkable ability to acquire colour and contrast of all the things that surround us. This is particularly evident in extreme lighting conditions such as bright light or dark environments. ...
  • Laycock, Stephen D.; Laycock, Robert G.; Drinkwater, David; Day, Andy M. (The Eurographics Association, 2008)
    Virtual environments have commonly been used for the dissemination, education and public awareness of cultural heritage, owing to the medium s ability to provide an engaging and interactive exhibit. However, virtual ...
  • Pescarin, Sofia; Calori, L.; Camporesi, C.; Ioia, M. Di; Forte, M.; Galeazzi, F.; Imboden, S.; Moro, A.; Palombini, A.; Vassallo, V.; Vico, L. (The Eurographics Association, 2008)
    The Virtual Rome Project, commissioned by Seat Yellow Pages and the Italian Chamber of Commerce, has developed a VR webGIS application, with front-end and back-end on line solutions, for the interpretation, reconstruction ...
  • Zoellner, Michael; Pagani, Alain; Pastarmov, Yulian; Wuest, Harald; Stricker, Didier (The Eurographics Association, 2008)
    We present Reality Filtering, an application that makes it possible to visualize original content like drawings or paintings of buildings and frescos seamlessly superimposed on reality by using filtered augmented reality. ...
  • Guidi, Gabriele; Remondino, Fabio; Russo, Michele; Menna, Fabio; Rizzi, Alessandro (The Eurographics Association, 2008)
    The article describes a multi-resolution approach developed for the 3D modeling of the entire Roman Forum in Pompeii, Italy. The archaeological area, approximately 150 x 80 m, contains more than 350 finds spread all over ...
  • Pitzalis, Denis; Cignoni, Paolo; Menu, Michel; Aitken, Genevieve (The Eurographics Association, 2008)
    In this paper we present the result of the integration of multiple data sources of different 3D acquisition techniques. These acquisitions have been done in order to create a new way to document works of art that have been ...
  • Yin, Xin; Nomura, Kazuyoshi; Tanaka, Hiromi T. (The Eurographics Association, 2008)
    The objects such as heritage objects can not be touched directly. Hence, some haptic devices were developed to permit users touch digital objects surface. These studies mainly confuse on developing haptic hardware, and the ...
  • Liarokapis, Fotis; Sylaiou, Stella; Mountain, David (The Eurographics Association, 2008)
    Most cultural heritage exhibitions, both indoor and outdoor, could benefit from context-aware and personalized museum guides. Although, technological advancements in digitization, digital storage, visualisation and interaction ...
  • Linaza, Maria Teresa; Torre, Isabel; Beusing, Ruth; Tavernise, Assunta; Etz, Markus (The Eurographics Association, 2008)
    Mobile tourist guides are increasingly useful once the visitors are in the archaeological sites. They are capable of providing huge amount of information about the sites. As it is easily understood, the selection of such ...
  • Rodrigues, Nuno; Magalhães, Luís Gonzaga; Moura, João Paulo; Chalmers, Alan (The Eurographics Association, 2008)
    The virtual reconstruction of heritage sites has been the focus of many projects. These typically involve significant use of manual reconstruction techniques, and thus a great deal of human effort to create the virtual ...
  • Barbosa, João; Bernardes, Paulo; Almeida, Matheus; Gomes, Pedro; Gonçalves, Ricardo; Proença, Alberto (The Eurographics Association, 2008)
    Archaeology is a science that uses multiple disciplines to ensure the validity of archaeological data and to accurately support theoretical foundations. Archaeology uses computer graphics to create credible virtual ...
  • Tsolis, Dimitrios (The Eurographics Association, 2008)
    As a general protection measure for copyright violations through digital technologies including peer to peer (P2P), copyright owners often uses Digital Rights Management (DRM) techniques to encrypt and watermark content ...
  • Zambanini, Sebastian; Kampel, Martin; Schlapke, Mario (The Eurographics Association, 2008)
    This paper gives a survey about numismatic research fields where computer vision methods have the potential to improve the effectiveness and impact of research work. In total, five different parts of numismatic research ...
  • Cignoni, Paolo; Gobbetti, Enrico; Pintus, Ruggero; Scopigno, Roberto (The Eurographics Association, 2008)
    We propose to exploit the color capabilities of recent rapid prototyping hardware devices to enhance the visual appearance of reproduced objects. In particular, by carefully pre-computing surface shading, we are able to ...
  • Remondino, Fabio; Girardi, Stefano; Gonzo, Lorenzo; Rizzi, Alessandro (The Eurographics Association, 2008)
    The article reports the interdisciplinary project of the virtualization of the Great Inscription of Gortyna (Crete) for 3D documentation, structural studies and physical replica purposes. The digitization of the longest ...

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