The School

Italian Virtual Heritage School: Virtual Archaeology

The 5TH ITALIAN SCHOOL OF VIRTUAL ARCHAEOLGY will be organised by CNR ITABC andCNR ISTI, in cooperation with CINECA and University of Padova, and will be hosted by CNR-ISTI in Pisa. The school originates from the “Virtual Archaeology” national school, organized in 2009-2011 by CNR ITABC and University of Padova. From 2011 the School is part of the VIRTUAL HERITAGE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL PROGRAM organized by the European Project V-MUST.NET , that connects 5 different national schools (UK; Italy;  Cyprus; Sweden; Germany).

The 2013 school will be more focused than the previous editions, with the aim of introducing participants to three main sub-fields:

  1. processing of 3D/2D sampled data to support the needs and constrain of archaeological documentation and study
  2. presentation technologies, enabling easy production of multimedia presentation for the web or for museum kiosks
  3. interpretation and reconstruction of the archaeological and ancient landscape, through Virtual Reality and Computer Graphics techniques

The program includes: lectures from leading experts in the field; intensive exchange among students and teachers living in the same environment; a multidisciplinary approach and the inclusion of practical, hands-on experiences. The lessons will be also focused on the common needs of the practitioners in the field of Cultural Heritage, collected through the input of V-Must partners and the content of the applications to the course.

Period : 1 – 12 July 2013.
Duration : 2 weeks (80 h);
Language: English (material distributed in Italian and English. If participants will be only Italian speakers the main language used will be Italian);
Fee: 500 Euro (including: materials, use of computers, software, lunches), VAT is included.
Scientific Secretary : Dr. Ivana Cerato,  Dr. Francesca de Mitry
Phone: +39.06.90672721
Phone: +39 050 3152975
Fax: +39 06 90672684
The school is supported by V-MUST.NETEurographics Italian ChapterMIMOSANA.

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