Here is a list of the recent news in the field of Computational Archaeology:
- Digital imaging technology used to record and analyze the carvings on a statue: This technology is being used to analyse the Hoa Hakananai’a statue from the Easter Island.
- Imaging technology used in airport security has revealed a painting under a painting: The technology revealed a previously unknown ancient Roman image beneath a nineteenth-century fresco.
- A 3D image has been assembled of a 2,000-year-old bronze battering ram: This ram was once attached to a Roman of Greek ship to hit the sides of enemy ships.
- Online computational archaeology resources now available: The CAA conference is uploading its proceedings online to be available in PDF format. The complete collection is to be expected at some point in 2013.
- Book on historical airphotos available: ArcLand has published a new book on satellite and aerial images of historical sites.
- Landmark mapped in 3D: The Walls of Derry and the ancient town of Pompeii will be digitally scanned as part of a major European 3D project.
- LiDAR tool available: ArcLand has made a LiDAR tool downloadable online.
- PhD studet needs help with 4D GIS: A PhD student invites people to participate in a questionnaire concerning the use of GIS and data standards in archaeology. So, if you are an archaeologist that extensively uses GIS in the field, help this post-grad out if you can.