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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 […]

October News in Computational Archaeology

Here’s this month’s collection of computational archaeology articles: Scientists Use Lasers To Discover Ancient Lost City: A lost city in Cambodia has been discovered using LIDAR technology. More deails from this BBC news article. Maya City in 3-D: This article is quite old but it describes the use of LIDAR equipment to generate a 3D […]

Computational Archaeology – May links

I disappeared for a while as I was busy wrapping up the first draft of my thesis. Now it’s time to catch up on some blogging. Here are some links relevant to computational archaeology you may have missed during my absence: What can we learn from computational archaeology: How stuff works has a short article […]

News and links on Computational Archaeology – February 2014

Here are some news and links on computational archaeology: The hunt for lost cities: A team used laser-based light detection and ranging (LIDAR) system to find ruins in the jungles of Honduras. Virtual Worlds as Venues for Public Archaeology: An article on using virtual worlds for archaeology, which links to Ancient lives project: Help the collaborative […]