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Issue No.07 - July (2011 vol.44)
pp: 56-60
Vid Petrovic , University of California, San Diego
Aaron Gidding , University of California, San Diego
Tom Wypych , University of California, San Diego
Falko Kuester , University of California, San Diego
Thomas A. DeFanti , University of California, San Diego
Thomas E. Levy , University of California, San Diego
The increasing availability and relatively low cost of digital data collection technologies have created a data avalanche for archaeologists, who are collaborating with computer scientists to develop new visualization and analysis tools. The Web extra is a video that demonstrates how researchers were able to visualize archaeological LiDAR data in the Calit2 NexCAVE.
Simulation, Modeling, Visualization, Computer graphics, Computational archaeology
Vid Petrovic, Aaron Gidding, Tom Wypych, Falko Kuester, Thomas A. DeFanti, Thomas E. Levy, "Dealing with Archaeology's Data Avalanche", Computer, vol.44, no. 7, pp. 56-60, July 2011, doi:10.1109/MC.2011.161
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7. N.G. Smith and T.E. Levy, "The Iron Age Pottery from Khirbat en-Nahas, Jordan: A Preliminary Study," Bull. Am. Schools of Oriental Research, vol. 352, 2008, pp. 1-51.
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