Arcadia University, The College of Global Studies (Arcadia Sicily Center)
Thisprogram dealswithapplicationofcomputergraphicsonculturalheritagepreservation issuesfocusing ontheoretical assumptions and populartoolsuch as 3D scanning, 3D modeling, image based 3D modeling and virtualrestoration.Participants willbetrainedintheuseofstateofthearthardwareandsoftwareforcomputergraphicsandwillapplymethodsandtechniquesfor developing digital solutions for issues connected with disciplines asarchaeology,arthistoryandmuseumstudies.Basicsofseriousgamedesignwill be taught together with elements of digitalcommunication of culturalheritage.Thecourseevenincludeasurveyofmainpatternrecognitionandcomputer vision techniques helpful for speeding up the work ofarchaeologist and providing new angles on old problems. A relevant
component of the course is represented by field studies at the mostprominentarchaeologicalsitesofGreekandRomanculturewherestudentspracticedthedigitalimagingtechniquesstudiedinclass.
Period(s) of Occupation:
Greek and Roman period
Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers:
Room and Board Arrangements
Participants will be housed in apartments nearby the venue of the summer program, in the island of Ortygia, historical city center of Siracusa.
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Number of credits offered
$5,850 (housing included)
F. Stanco, S. Battiato, G. Gallo (eds.),Digital Imaging for CulturalHeritage:Analysis, Restorationand Reconstruction ofAncientArtifacts, pp.1-37, Boca Raton: CRC Press-Taylor & Francis.