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Title Paradata and transparency in virtual heritage / edited by Anna Bentkowska-Kafel, Hugh Denard and Drew Baker
Published Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2012]
©2012
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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 290 pages) : illustrations
Series Digital research in the arts and humanities
Digital research in the arts and humanities.
Contents Introduction / Anna Bentkowska-Kafel and Hugh Denard -- Defining our terms in heritage visualization / Richard Beacham -- Scientific method, chaîne opératoire and visualization : 3D modelling as a research tool in archaeology / Sorin Hermon -- Setting standards for 3D visualization of cultural heritage in Europe and beyond / Franco Niccolucci -- More than pretty pictures of the past : an American perspective on virtual heritage / Donald H. Sanders -- A new introduction to the London charter / Hugh Denard -- The London Charter for the Computer-based Visualisation of Cultural Heritage (version 2.1, February 2009) -- Walking with dragons : CGIs in wildlife "documentaries" / Mark Carnall -- Hypothesizing Southampton in 1454 : a three-dimensional model of the medieval town / Matt Jones -- Paradata in art-historical research : a visualization of Piet Mondrian's studio at 5 Rue de coulmiers / Ryan Egel-Andrews -- Just how predictable is predictive lighting? / Kate Devlin -- Lies, damned lies, and visualizations : will metadata and paradata be a solution or a curse? / Martin J. Turner -- Intricacies and potentials of gathering paradata in the 3D modelling workflow / Sven Havemann -- Defining paradata in heritage visualization / Drew Baker -- Transparency for empirical data / Mark Mudge -- Behaviours, interactions, and affordance in virtual archaeology / Maurizio Forte and Sofia Pescarin -- How to make sustainable visualizations of the past : an epoch common infrastructure tool for interpretation management / Daniel Pletinckx -- Processual scholia : the importance of paradata in heritage visualization / Anna Bentkowska-Kafel
Summary Computer-Generated Images (CGIs) are widely used and accepted in the world of entertainment but the use of the very same visualization techniques in academic research in the Arts and Humanities remains controversial. The techniques and conceptual perspectives on heritage visualization are a subject of an ongoing interdisciplinary debate. By demonstrating scholarly excellence and best technical practice in this area, this volume is concerned with the challenge of providing intellectual transparency and accountability in visualization-based historical research. Addressing a range of cognitive an
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-283) and index
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Subject Cultural property -- Digitization.
Digital images.
Digital media.
Interpretation of cultural and natural resources.
Virtual reality.
Visualization -- Data processing.
Form Electronic book
Author Baker, Drew.
Bentkowska-Kafel, Anna.
Denard, Hugh.
LC no. 2011022579
ISBN 1283382997
1409437612 (electronic bk.)
9781283382991
9781409437611 (electronic bk.)