[Humanist] 24.711 events: archaeology

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Mon Feb 14 10:35:49 CET 2011

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 24, No. 711.
         Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Sun, 13 Feb 2011 20:43:54 +0100
        From: Bernie Frischer <bernard.d.frischer at gmail.com>
        Subject: Digital Archaeology Workshop in Rome, July 16-31, 2011

 *American Institute for Roman Culture  *
*Digital Archaeology Workshop with Bernard Frischer*

Come to Rome this summer for a two-week intensive course on the new field of Digital Archaeology!

*When: * July 16 through July 31, 201

*With: * Professor Bernard Frischer, Director,   Virtual World Heritage
*Assisted by:* Matt Brennan, Virtual World Heritage Laboratory

*Study digital archaeology amidst the ruins of Rome. *

*Workshop Description:  *Digital archaeologists play important roles in all
phases of a typical archaeological project including information collection
and processing during fieldwork, analysis during the study season, and
interpretation and publication in print or online when the research is ready
to be communicated to the scholarly or general public.

*The following topics will be highlighted:*

 →Digital photography (including panoramic photography)for site
→Georeferencing digital photographs for web publication
→On-site survey of elevations using a laser distometer
→CAD for documentation of archaeological remains
→3D modeling for restoration and reconstruction of archaeological remains
→3D data capture ("scanning") for documentation of archaeological data using
image-based modeling.

Introductory lessons will be given in the use of the following software:
1.    Adobe Photoshop
2.    Autodesk AutoCad
3.    AutoDesk 3D Studio Max
4.    Flickr
5.    Google Sketchup
6.    Meshlab
7.    3DSOM, Arc3D, AutoDesk Photo Scene Editor

*Arrival/Departure Dates: *July 16th – July 31st.
*Workshop Dates: * Monday through Friday, July 16 – 29, 2011
*Cost: *$2500.00 (minimum 10 participants)**
**This includes tuition, accommodations in shared student apartments,
museum/ site ticketing and travel related to course, transfer to and from
airport, 2 informal group dinners and the rental of an Italian cellular
phone with Italian SIM.

*Application deadline:* March 15, 2011

*Application Materials:*

One letter of recommendation from a university professor (delivered
separately by professor)
Statement of Purpose ( A 300 word personal statement stating your interest
and objectives for participating in the course )

*Applications should be submitted via email to:*studyabroad at romanculture.org

*For more information, please see*:

Bernard Frischer

*October 1, 2010-July 31, 2011:*
c/o Zukunftskolleg, University of Konstanz
Y-Gebauede, Universitaetsstrasse 10
D-78464 Konstanz, Germany
Handy/Cell: +49(0)176 990 710 60 [the "0" after the "49" is dialed only in
Home phone/Konstanz: +49(0)7531 457 178 22  [the "0" after the "49" is
dialed only in Germany] [the "0" after the "49" is dialed only in Germany]
Office phone/Konstanz: +49(0)7531 88 5662

*Permanent Home Address:*
130 Terrell Road East
Charlottesville, Virginia
home tel.: +1-434-971-1435
cell: +1-310-266-0183

*Address of Rome Apartment:*
Via F. Ozanam 75
00152 Rome
Italian cell: +39-349-473-6590
Rome tel.: +39-06-537-3951
Skype: bernard.frischer

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