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Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage (JOCCH), Volume 7 Issue 3, August 2014

Hyper3D: 3D graphics software for examining cultural artifacts
Min H. Kim, Holly Rushmeier, John Ffrench, Irma Passeri, David Tidmarsh
Article No.: 14
DOI: 10.1145/2567652

Art conservators now have access to a wide variety of digital imaging techniques to assist in examining and documenting physical works of art. Commonly used techniques include hyperspectral imaging, 3D scanning, and medical computed tomography...

A Discrete Approach for Pairwise Matching of Archaeological Fragments
Eduardo Vendrell-Vidal, Carlos Sánchez-Belenguer
Article No.: 15
DOI: 10.1145/2597178

This article addresses the problem of automatic reconstruction of ancient artifacts from archaeological fragments. The technique described here focuses on pairwise matching of flat fragments (typically fresco fragments), and it is intended to be...

Color-Based Algorithm for Automatic Merging of Multiview 3D Point Clouds
Elwira Hołowko, Jerzy Wojsz, Robert Sitnik, Maciej Karaszewski
Article No.: 16
DOI: 10.1145/2558306

In this article, a method of merging point clouds using the modified Harris corner detection algorithm for extracting interest points of textured 3D point clouds is proposed. A new descriptor characterizing point features for identifying...

Automated Notation of Piano Recordings for Historic Performance Practice Study
Jeffrey Treviño, Craig Sapp
Article No.: 17
DOI: 10.1145/2597179

We describe a system that automatically notates a comparative visualization of multiple recorded performances of the same musical work. Written musical scores have transmitted basic performance information to musicians over the ages; however,...

Interacting with Traditional Chinese Culture through Natural Language
Xuan Wang, Eng Tat Khoo, Ryohei Nakatsu, Adrian Cheok
Article No.: 18
DOI: 10.1145/2597183

Intangible cultural heritage represents the cultural identities and diversity of mankind, and should be preserved and passed on to the current and future generations. However, in digital cultural heritage research, intangible cultural heritage has...