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    • Populating Ancient Pompeii with Crowds of Virtual Romans 

      Maim, Jonathan; Haegler, Simon; Yersin, Barbara; Mueller, Pascal; Thalmann, Daniel; Gool, Luc Van (The Eurographics Association, 2007)
      Pompeii was a Roman city, destroyed and completely buried during an eruption of the volcano Mount Vesuvius. We have revived its past by creating a 3D model of its previous appearance and populated it with crowds of Virtual ...
    • Open Source and Open Standards for Using Integrated Geographic Data on the Web 

      Felicetti, Achille; Lorenzini, Matteo (The Eurographics Association, 2007)
      This article describes the first results of our research concerning the developement of a complete Open Source system based on W3C and ISO 19100 standards to integrate and manage spatial and non-spatial archaeological ...
    • Representing Appearance of Ancient Japanese Drawing Named Ukiyo-e 

      Yin, Xin; Cai, Kangying; Takeda, Yuki; Akama, Ryo; Tanaka, Hiromi T. (The Eurographics Association, 2007)
      Ukiyo-e is one traditional woodblock type Japanese drawing. Since it is made by special print technique and using Japanese paper which have very long fiber, Ukiyo-e show a beautiful appearance. In ancient age, the peerage ...
    • GPU Spectral Viewer: Analysing Paintings from a Colorimetric Perspective 

      Colantoni, Philippe; Pitzalis, Denis; Pillay, Ruven; Aitken, Genevieve (The Eurographics Association, 2007)
      Over the last fifteen years, multipsectral imaging has gained in importance and interest, especially in the field of Cultural Heritage, art investigation and conservation. Extending the concept of scientific imagery such ...
    • On Ancient Coin Classification 

      Zaharieva, Maia; Huber-Moerk, Reinhold; Noelle, Michael; Kampel, Martin (The Eurographics Association, 2007)
      Illegal trade and theft of coins appears to be a major part of the illegal antiques market. Image based recognition of coins could substantially contribute to fight against it. Central component in the permanent identification ...
    • Sense-Enabled Mixed Reality Museum Exhibitions 

      Liarokapis, Fotis; Newman, Robert M.; Mount, Sarah; Goldsmith, Dan; Macan, Luis; Malone, Garry; Shuttleworth, James (The Eurographics Association, 2007)
      During the past few years museums and other cultural heritage institutions have started making use of handheld technologies to provide tourist guides to their visitors. For open-air sites, a number of experimental and ...
    • Influencing Factors on the Visualisation of Archaeological Uncertainty 

      Sifniotis, Maria; Watten, Phil; Mania, Katerina; White, Martin (The Eurographics Association, 2007)
      This paper presents further work on a 3D visualisation system for the reconstruction of historical structures which takes into account archaeological uncertainty. The uncertainty associated with an archaeologist s ...
    • Designing Behaviour-rich Interactive Virtual Museum Exhibitions 

      Walczak, Krzysztof; Wiza, Wojciech R. (The Eurographics Association, 2007)
      In this paper a new method of modelling and dynamic composition of behaviour-rich interactive 3D virtual museum exhibitions is described. The method enables museum experts, without advanced knowledge in computer programming, ...
    • Shape Capture Assisted by Traditional Tools 

      Rushmeier, Holly; Xu, Chen; Wang, Bing; Rushmeier, Russell; Dorsey, Julie (The Eurographics Association, 2007)
      We present new techniques for capturing the shape of physical objects using simple tools. From a set of caliper distance measurements between object points, we reconstruct a three dimensional structure. We show that we can ...
    • A Pipeline for the Digitization and the Realistic Rendering of Paintings 

      Larue, Frederic; Ammann, Lucas; Dischler, Jean-Michel (The Eurographics Association, 2007)
      Digitization and visualization are both of great importance for Cultural Heritage, for instance for the design of virtual galleries. Despite a lot of research, enabling a real-time walkthrough around complex digital copies ...
    • Interactive Augmented Experiences for Cultural Historical Events 

      Linaza, Maria Teresa; Cobos, Yolanda; Mentxaka, Jon; Campos, Miren Koro; Penalba, Mauro (The Eurographics Association, 2007)
      This paper presents a project called Bidaiatzera based on Augmented Reality technologies for leisure and educational applications with tourist, cultural or socio-economic contents. Augmented Reality technologies provide a ...
    • Using 3D Scanning to Analyze a Proposal for the Attribution of a Bronze Horse to Leonardo da Vinci 

      Dellepiane, Matteo; Callieri, Marco; Fondersmith, Mark; Cignoni, Paolo; Scopigno, Roberto (The Eurographics Association, 2007)
      In this paper we present how technologies developed in the context of 3D graphics (3D scanning and image-to- 3D-model mapping) have been used to evaluate in a metrically objective way the plausibility of an attribution ...
    • CIDOC-CRM Spider: Stonehenge as an Example of Semantic Data Integration 

      Sugimoto, Go; Felicetti, Achille; Perlingieri, Cinzia; Hermon, Sorin (The Eurographics Association, 2007)
      Since archaeology in particular and humanities in general are interdisciplinary disciplines, there is an imperious need to enhance the accessibility and harmonise data integration, given their varied resource types (books, ...
    • Developing Effective Interfaces for Cultural Heritage 3D Immersive Environments 

      Rodriguez, Karina; Morris, David; Moore, Craig; Arnold, David; Glauert, John; Jennings, Vince (The Eurographics Association, 2007)
      Although the advantages of the use of 3D Immersive Virtual Environments for the presentation and communica- tion of Cultural Heritage have been demonstrated, the user interfaces and interaction techniques (in software and ...
    • Registration of Multi-Spectral Manuscript Images 

      Diem, Markus; Lettner, Martin; Sablatnig, Robert (The Eurographics Association, 2007)
      Two medieval Slavonic manuscripts are recorded, investigated and analyzed by philologists in collaboration with computer scientists. The aim of the project is to develop algorithms that support the philologists by automatically ...
    • ArcheoTUI - A Tangible User Interface for the Virtual Reassembly of Fractured Archeological Objects 

      Reuter, Patrick; Riviere, Guillaume; Couture, Nadine; Sorraing, Nicolas; Espinasse, Loïc; Vergnieux, Robert (The Eurographics Association, 2007)
      Cultural objects of archeological findings are often broken and fractured into a large amount of fragments, and the archeologists are confronted by 3D puzzles when reassembling the fractured objects. Scanning the fragments ...
    • 3D-Powerpoint - Towards a Design Tool for Digital Exhibitions of Cultural Artifacts 

      Havemann, Sven; Settgast, Volker; Lancelle, Marcel; Fellner, Dieter W. (The Eurographics Association, 2007)
      We describe first steps towards a suite of tools for CH professionals to set up and run digital exhibitions of cultural 3D artifacts in museums. Both the authoring and the presentation views shall finally be as easy to use ...
    • High Dynamic Range Display of Authentically Illuminated Byzantine Art from Cyprus 

      Zanyi, Eva; Chrysanthou, Yiorgos; Bashford-Rogers, Tom; Chalmers, Alan (The Eurographics Association, 2007)
      High-fidelity computer reconstructions of cultural heritage sites attempt to create a faithful representation of the past physical environment. This includes modeling the scene to high precision, and accurately simulating ...