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    • CultArc3D_mini: Fully Automatic Zero-Button 3D Replicator 

      Ritz, Martin; Knuth, Martin; Santos, Pedro; Fellner, Dieter W. (The Eurographics Association, 2018)
      3D scanning and 3D printing are two rapidly evolving domains, both generating results with a huge and growing spectrum of applications. Especially in Cultural Heritage, a massive and increasing amount of objects awaits ...
    • Development of a High Resolution Topography and Color Scanner to Capture Crack Patterns of Paintings 

      Hengstum, Mathijs J. W. van; Essers, Tessa T. W.; Elkhuizen, Willemijn S.; Dodou, Dimitra; Song, Yu; Geraedts, Jo M. P.; Dik, Joris (The Eurographics Association, 2018)
      The aging of paintings is inevitable and over the years degradation occurs due to exposure to a variety of environmental influences. One of these degradations is craquelure, fracture patterns in the paint. 3D imaging ...
    • Improving Marker-Based Tracking for Augmented Reality in Underwater Environments 

      Cejka, Jan; Zuzi, Marek; Agrafiotis, Panagiotis; Skarlatos, Dimitrios; Bruno, Fabio; Liarokapis, Fotis (The Eurographics Association, 2018)
      Underwater sites are a challenging environment for augmented reality. Images taken under water are degraded in several ways, most importantly they are affected by unbalanced colors due to uneven absorption of light in each ...
    • Frontmatter: Eurographics Workshop on Graphics and Cultural Heritage 

      Sablatnig, Robert; Wimmer, Michael (The Eurographics Association, 2018)
    • Integrated Volume Visualisation of Archaeological Ground Penetrating Radar Data 

      Bornik, Alexander; Wallner, Mario; Hinterleitner, Alois; Verhoeven, Geert; Neubauer, Wolfgang (The Eurographics Association, 2018)
      The non-invasive prospection of our archaeological heritage is one of the main tasks of modern archaeology and often provides the necessary bases for further activities, such as special protection or intensified research. ...
    • Integrated Spatio-temporal Documentation and Analysis of Archaeological Stratifications Using the Harris Matrix 

      Neubauer, Wolfgang; Traxler, Christoph; Lenzhofer, Andreas; Kucera, Matthias (The Eurographics Association, 2018)
      The Harris Matrix (HM) is the fundamental diagrammatic representation of relative time for an archaeological site and the de facto standard for the representation of a stratigraphic sequence - the backbone for archaeological ...
    • An Image-based Approach for Detecting Faces Carved in Heritage Monuments 

      Lai, Yu-Kun; Echavarria, Karina Rodriguez; Song, Ran; Rosin, Paul L. (The Eurographics Association, 2018)
      Heritage monuments such as columns, memorials and buildings are typically carved with a variety of visual features, including figural content, illustrating scenes from battles or historical narratives. Understanding such ...
    • Shape Analysis Techniques for the Ayia Irini Case Study 

      Scalas, Andreas; Vassallo, Valentina; Mortara, Michela; Spagnuolo, Michela; Hermon, Sorin (The Eurographics Association, 2018)
      The typical approach for archaeological analysis is mainly qualitative and, as such, subjective. Even when some measures are reported in the documentation of artefacts, they are often approximate or ambiguous. Conversely, ...
    • On Combining Epigraphy, TLS, Photogrammetry, and Interactive Media for Heritage Documentation: The Case Study of Djehutihotep's Tomb in Dayr al-Barsha 

      Lima, Roberto de; Sykora, Toon; Meyer, Marleen De; Willems, Harco; Vergauwen, Maarten (The Eurographics Association, 2018)
      The governors' tombs located at Dayr al-Barsha are considered among the most important monuments of the Egyptian Middle Kingdom. Unfortunately, due to quarrying activities, looting, and natural catastrophes, the archaeological ...
    • Virtual Restoration of Wooden Artifacts by Non-Rigid 3D Shape Assembly: A Case of the First Solar Boat of King Khufu 

      Nemoto, Takashi; Kobayashi, Tetsuya; Oishi, Takeshi; Kagesawa, Masataka; Kurokochi, Hiromasa; Yoshimura, Sakuji; Ziddan, Eissa; Taha, Mamdouh (The Eurographics Association, 2018)
      In this paper, we present a method to digitally reassemble an object to its original form given the 3D data of its component which are assumed to be non-rigidly deformed. Targeting wooden artifacts, we developed an algorithm ...
    • New Haven Building Archive: A Database for the Collection, Study, and Communication of Local Built Heritage 

      Rubin, Elihu; Akhtar, Saima; Brown, Benedict; Rushmeier, Holly (The Eurographics Association, 2018)
      The New Haven Building Archive (NHBA) is a digital, mobile, and interactive field guide to New Haven, Connecticut's built heritage. As an interactive digital guide and database for local buildings, the NHBA harnesses digital ...
    • Towards an Automatic 3D Patterns Classification: the GRAVITATE Use Case 

      Thompson, Elia Moscoso; Biasotti, Silvia; Sorrentino, Giusi; Polig, Martina; Hermon, Sorin (The Eurographics Association, 2018)
      When cataloging archaeological fragments, decorative patterns are an indicator of the stylistic canon an object belongs to. In this paper we address a quantitative classification of the decorative pattern elements that ...
    • Deep Mapping Tarn Hows: Automated Generation of 3D Historic Landscapes 

      Reinhold, Alexander; Gregory, Ian; Rayson, Paul (The Eurographics Association, 2018)
      Changing landscape presents a problem for both conservation and education at heritage sites. We consider the site of Tarn Hows in the English Lake District National Park, a site which has had significant landscape change ...
    • Aging Prediction of Cultural Heritage Samples Based on Surface Microgeometry 

      Ciortan, Irina Mihaela; Marchioro, Giacomo; Daffara, Claudia; Pintus, Ruggero; Gobbetti, Enrico; Giachetti, Andrea (The Eurographics Association, 2018)
      A critical and challenging aspect for the study of Cultural Heritage (CH) assets is related to the characterization of the materials that compose them and to the variation of these materials with time. In this paper, we ...
    • A Configurable Design Approach for Virtual Museums 

      Tsita, Christina; Sinanis, Anastasis; Dimitriou, Nikolaos; Papachristou, Kostas; Karageorgopoulou, Anastasia; Drosou, Anastasios; Tzovaras, Dimitrios (The Eurographics Association, 2018)
      Virtual Museums (VM) are widely used to preserve and to disseminate cultural heritage to the audience, due to the existing evidence that they can enhance the interest on cultural heritage content, while reinforcing motivation ...
    • A Social Platform to Support Citizens Reuse of Open 3D Visualisations: a Citizen Science Approach 

      Donato, Renato De; Santo, Massimo De; Negro, Alberto; Pirozzi, Donato; Rizzolo, Diletta; Santangelo, Gianluca; Scarano, Vittorio (The Eurographics Association, 2018)
      There is a growing interest in the world of Open Data, with many initiatives in the Cultural Heritage field. Platforms like Europeana, archive.org, Open Heritage by Google are only few examples of on-line catalogues full ...
    • Gloss Calibration and Gloss Gamut Mapping for Material Appearance Reproduction of Paintings 

      Elkhuizen, Willemijn S.; Essers, Tessa T. W.; Song, Yu; Pont, Sylvia C.; Geraedts, Jo M. P.; Dik, Joris (The Eurographics Association, 2018)
      Being able to link captured material characteristics and fabricable material appearance attributes is important for creating life-like reproductions. In this paper we propose a method for gloss calibration, and an approach ...
    • Elastic Flattening of Painted Pottery Surfaces 

      Preiner, Reinhold; Karl, Stephan; Bayer, Paul; Schreck, Tobias (The Eurographics Association, 2018)
      Generating flat images from paintings on curved surfaces is an important task in Archaeological analysis of ancient pottery. It allows comparing styles and painting techniques, e.g, for style and workshop attribution, and ...
    • Earthquake Simulation for Ancient Building Destruction 

      Fita, Josep Lluis; Besuievsky, Gonzalo; Patow, Gustavo (The Eurographics Association, 2018)
      Research on seismic simulations has been focused mainly on methodologies specially tailored for civil engineering. On the other hand, we have detected a certain lack of this kind of tools for interactive cultural heritage ...
    • Data Visualization of Decoration Occurrence and Distribution. A Comparative Study of Late Egyptian Funerary Decoration in Thebes 

      Wutte, Anja (The Eurographics Association, 2018)
      Decoration in Ancient Egyptian funerary monuments represents an important part of the monuments layout. Beside scenes displaying the owner, scenes of daily life, fabrication, offerings and hieroglyphic texts are found. Not ...