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Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage (JOCCH) - Special Issue on Best Papers from Digital Heritage 2013, Volume 8 Issue 1, February 2015



Section: Special Issue on Best Papers from Digital Heritage 2013

Editorial
Alonzo C. Addison, Livio De Luca, Sofia Pescarin
Article No.: 1e
DOI: 10.1145/2715265

ATHENA: Automatic Text Height Extraction for the Analysis of Text Lines in Old Handwritten Manuscripts
Ruggero Pintus, Ying Yang, Holly Rushmeier
Article No.: 1
DOI: 10.1145/2659020

Massive digital acquisition and preservation of deteriorating historical and artistic documents is of particular importance due to their value and fragile condition. The study and browsing of such digital libraries is invaluable for scholars in...

Fully Automatic, Omnidirectional Acquisition of Geometry and Appearance in the Context of Cultural Heritage Preservation
Tobias Nöll, Johannes Köhler, Gerd Reis, Didier Stricker
Article No.: 2
DOI: 10.1145/2629693

Effective documentation and display of ancient objects is an essential task in the field of cultural heritage conservation. Digitization plays an important role in the process of creating, preserving, and accessing objects in digital space. Up to...

The Natural History Production Line: An Industrial Approach to the Digitization of Scientific Collections
Maarten Heerlien, Joost Van Leusen, Stephanie Schnörr, Suzanne De Jong-Kole, Niels Raes, Kirsten Van Hulsen
Article No.: 3
DOI: 10.1145/2644822

In 2010, Naturalis Biodiversity Center started one of the largest and most diverse programs for natural history collection digitization to date. From a total collection of 37 million specimens and related objects, 7 million relevant objects are to...

Mont’e Scan: Effective Shape and Color Digitization of Cluttered 3D Artworks
Fabio Bettio, Ruggero Pintus, Alberto Jaspe Villanueva, Emilio Merella, Fabio Marton, Enrico Gobbetti
Article No.: 4
DOI: 10.1145/2644823

We propose an approach for improving the digitization of shape and color of 3D artworks in a cluttered environment using 3D laser scanning and flash photography. To separate clutter from acquired material, semiautomated methods are employed to...

The Dream and the Cross: A 3D Scanning Project to Bring 3D Content in a Digital Edition
Chiara Leoni, Marco Callieri, Matteo Dellepiane, Daniel Paul O’donnell, Roberto Rosselli Del Turco, Roberto Scopigno
Article No.: 5
DOI: 10.1145/2686873

The Dream of the Rood is one of the earliest Christian poems in Old English and an example of the genre of dream poetry. While a complete text can be found in the 10th-century “Vercelli Book,” the poem is considerably older, and...

What Do Thirty-One Columns Say about a “Theoretical” Thirty-Second?
David Lo Buglio, Vanessa Lardinois, Livio De Luca
Article No.: 6
DOI: 10.1145/2700425

Over the past three decades, the introduction of digital technologies in the field of architectural documentation has profoundly changed tools and acquisition techniques. Most of the developments concern metrical and colorimetric characteristics...