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Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage (JOCCH), Volume 9 Issue 2, May 2016

Rule-Based Generation of Ancient Chinese Architecture from the Song Dynasty
Jin Liu, Zhong-Ke Wu
Article No.: 7
DOI: 10.1145/2835495

Ancient Chinese architecture from the Song dynasty is a prominent example of the ancient oriental architectures. The cai-fen system was a module system used for the carpentry of Song architectures, which was specified by the governmental...

Methodological Framework for the Design and Development of Applications for Reactivation of Cultural Heritage: Case Study Cisneros Marketplace at Medellin, Colombia
Mauricio Hincapie, Christian Diaz, Maria Zapata, Camilo Mesias
Article No.: 8
DOI: 10.1145/2827856

The need to preserve and live in cities with value and care for cultural heritage makes information technologies a tool to locate, document, describe, and visualize important urban contexts. With technology resources and the convergence of media...

Displacement Mapping as a Metric Tool for Optimizing Mesh Models Originated by 3D Digitization
Gabriele Guidi, Davide Angheleddu
Article No.: 9
DOI: 10.1145/2843947

In the past 20 years, several methods have been proposed for re-coding 3D models with a low-spatial-frequency 3D representation plus a high-frequency 2D map for recovering the details. This approach has been explored with different kinds of...

Corpus COFLA: A Research Corpus for the Computational Study of Flamenco Music
Nadine Kroher, José-Miguel Díaz-Báñez, Joaquin Mora, Emilia Gómez
Article No.: 10
DOI: 10.1145/2875428

Flamenco is a music tradition from Southern Spain that attracts a growing community of enthusiasts around the world. Its unique melodic and rhythmic elements, the typically spontaneous and improvised interpretation, and its diversity regarding...

Families and Mobile Devices in Museums: Designing for Integrated Experiences
S. Rennick-egglestone, P. Brundell, B. Koleva, S. Benford, M. Roussou, C. Chaffardon
Article No.: 11
DOI: 10.1145/2891416

This article presents an observational study of eight families engaging with a bespoke tablet experience produced for a space science centre. It documents the various ways in which family members orientate themselves to the usage of technology in...