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Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage (JOCCH), Volume 9 Issue 4, December 2016

Digital Mont’e Prama: Exploring Large Collections of Detailed 3D Models of Sculptures
Marcos Balsa Rodríguez, Marco Agus, Fabio Bettio, Fabio Marton, Enrico Gobbetti
Article No.: 18
DOI: 10.1145/2915919

We present and evaluate a scalable interactive system for the exploration of large collections of detailed three-dimensional digital models of sculptures. The system has been applied to the valorization of the Mont’e Prama complex, an...

Interactive 3D Segmentation of Rock-Art by Enhanced Depth Maps and Gradient Preserving Regularization
Matthias Zeppelzauer, Georg Poier, Markus Seidl, Christian Reinbacher, Samuel Schulter, Christian Breiteneder, Horst Bischof
Article No.: 19
DOI: 10.1145/2950062

Petroglyphs (rock engravings) have been pecked and engraved by humans into natural rock surfaces thousands of years ago and are among the oldest artifacts that document early human life and culture. Some of these rock engravings have survived...

Analyzing the Decorative Style of 3D Heritage Collections Based on Shape Saliency
Karina Rodriguez Echavarria, Ran Song
Article No.: 20
DOI: 10.1145/2943778

As technologies for 3D acquisition become widely available, it is expected that 3D content documenting heritage artifacts will become increasingly popular. Nevertheless, to provide access to and enable the creative use of this content, it is...

Visual Recognition of Ancient Inscriptions Using Convolutional Neural Network and Fisher Vector
Giuseppe Amato, Fabrizio Falchi, Lucia Vadicamo
Article No.: 21
DOI: 10.1145/2964911

By bringing together the most prominent European institutions and archives in the field of Classical Latin and Greek epigraphy, the EAGLE project has collected the vast majority of the surviving Greco-Latin inscriptions into a single...

Semiautomatic Construction of Cross-Period Thesaurus
Chaya Liebeskind, Ido Dagan, Jonathan Schler
Article No.: 22
DOI: 10.1145/2994151

A cross-period (diachronic) thesaurus enables users to search for information using modern terminology and obtain semantically related terms from earlier historical periods. The complex task of supporting the construction of a diachronic thesaurus...