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Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage (JOCCH), Volume 10 Issue 2, April 2017

Multi-View Feature Combination for Ancient Paintings Chronological Classification
Long Chen, Jianda Chen, Qin Zou, Kai Huang, Qingquan Li
Article No.: 7
DOI: 10.1145/3003435

Ancient paintings can provide valuable information for historians and archeologists to study the history and humanity of the corresponding eras. How to determine the era in which a painting was created is a critical problem, since the topic of a...

From Reassembly to Object Completion: A Complete Systems Pipeline
Georgios Papaioannou, Tobias Schreck, Anthousis Andreadis, Pavlos Mavridis, Robert Gregor, Ivan Sipiran, Konstantinos Vardis
Article No.: 8
DOI: 10.1145/3009905

The problem of the restoration of broken artifacts, where large parts could be missing, is of high importance in archaeology. The typical manual restoration can become a tedious and error-prone process, which also does not scale well. In recent...

Automatic Single Page-Based Algorithms for Medieval Manuscript Analysis
Ying Yang, Ruggero Pintus, Enrico Gobbetti, Holly Rushmeier
Article No.: 9
DOI: 10.1145/2996469

We propose three automatic algorithms for analyzing digitized medieval manuscripts, text block computation, text line segmentation, and special component extraction, by taking advantage of previous clustering algorithms and a...

Extracting Maya Glyphs from Degraded Ancient Documents via Image Segmentation
Rui Hu, Jean-Marc Odobez, Daniel Gatica-Perez
Article No.: 10
DOI: 10.1145/2996859

We present a system for automatically extracting hieroglyph strokes from images of degraded ancient Maya codices. Our system adopts a region-based image segmentation framework. Multi-resolution super-pixels are first extracted to represent each...

More than Meets the Eye: The Benefits of Augmented Reality and Holographic Displays for Digital Cultural Heritage
Isabel Pedersen, Nathan Gale, Pejman Mirza-Babaei, Samantha Reid
Article No.: 11
DOI: 10.1145/3051480

Cultural heritage artifacts connect us to past generations and provide links to previous worlds that are beyond our reach. We developed TombSeer, an augmented reality application that aims to immerse the wearer in a museum space engaging two...

Automatic Analysis of UV-Induced Fluorescence Imagery of Historical Violins
Piercarlo Dondi, Luca Lombardi, Claudia Invernizzi, Tommaso Rovetta, Marco Malagodi, Maurizio Licchelli
Article No.: 12
DOI: 10.1145/3051472

In recent years, UV-induced fluorescence (UVIFL) photography has proven to be very effective when studying the surface of historical musical instruments, such as violins. This technique makes it possible to highlight superficial details not...