Tag Archive | LIDAR

Computational archaeology in Malta

I spent my last vacation in Malta with my mom and husband. During our trip we explored various areas of the island, and were treated to archaeological sites ranging all the way back to 3500BC. This post summarises some of the computational archaeology that I read about along the way. Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum: This is […]

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Deep Learning in Archaeology Conference

Yes, it’s been more than a year since my last post. It’s time to get this blog going again! I am sorry for my absence. I’ve been following the Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Deep Learning in Archaeology Conference that took place in Rome remotely via Twitter. I had to do it remotely as I only […]

Computational archaeology news June 2017

As you may have realised, Berlin has kept me quite busy. Now there is some catching up on blogging to do, so here is your dose of computational archaeology. Articles Scientists announce ‘significant’ new Homo Naledi discovery – There is quite a detailed video of the discovery and the techniques used to analyse it. Some […]

Computational Archaelogy news- January 2017

Once again it has been a while since my last news post, so I’ll be squishing a variety of resources here. Researchers Decipher Antikythera Mechanism Text – researchers decyphered label on ancient Antikyhthera device using X-ray scanning equipment and imaging technology. Archaeologist points to hidden monument in Jordan’s Petra – Satellite and drone images led to the discovery of a […]

Computational Archaeology News – May 2016

Here are some of the articles I have read most recently relating to computational archaeology. Teenager Uses Star Map To Discover Lost Mayan City In Central America:Satellite imaging and star positioning were used by a student to discover a lost Mayan city. Thanks To Cosmic Rays, We Finally Know What The Inside Of A Pyramid […]

Computational archaeology news – January 2016

Quite a few news have gathered since the last news post, here they are: New York Public Library Invites a Deep Digital Dive: Digital content and APIs to be made availably by the New York Public library. Archaeology From Above: Article explaining LIDAR for archaeology Estonia launches robot for underwater archaeology [Video]: Youtube video about […]

Computational Archaeology news, software, tools and videos August 2015

It’s been a busy year, but that’s no reason to not sneak in a computational archaeology news and links post. Here are some of the latest articles I’ve ran into: News and articles Nazi-destroyed synagogue mapped by laser: Archaeologists use ground penetrating laser techniques to search for an fourth century synagogue. Another link on this: Ground-Penetrating […]

Computational archaeology videos

I decided to youtube some computational archaeology while I waited for dinner to cook. Here are some of the resources I found: Videos Remember the “complex systems simulation CAA special interest group” I mentioned in one of my previous posts? They had their first meeting which included presentations and a long discussion. You can check […]

News in Computational Archaeology

Here are some news in the field:  Mapping Ancient Civilization, in a Matter of Days: LIDAR used to map a Mayan city. Ancient Artificial Harbor Found in Israel: Researchers use photogrammetry to construct a 3D model of an ancient Harbor Long-Lost Pyramids Found?: Possible pyramids found using satellite imagery Robot discovers three unexplored passages in 2,000-year-old […]

News in the Computational Archaeology field

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 […]