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Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage (JOCCH), Volume 2 Issue 1, July 2009

Digital anastylosis of the Octagon in Ephesos
Barbara Thuswaldner, Simon Flöry, Robert Kalasek, Michael Hofer, Qi-Xing Huang, Hilke Thür
Article No.: 1
DOI: 10.1145/1551676.1551677

Anastylosis is the archaeological and architectural reconstruction of a ruined monument at the historic site after careful study of the remaining original elements. We present research results concerning 3D technologies that are used in the...

3D modeling of complex and detailed cultural heritage using multi-resolution data
Fabio Remondino, Stefano Girardi, Alessandro Rizzi, Lorenzo Gonzo
Article No.: 2
DOI: 10.1145/1551676.1551678

The article reports the interdisciplinary project of the virtualization of the Great Inscription of Gortyna, Crete, for 3D documentation, structural studies, and physical replica purposes. The digitization of the longest epigraphic text of the...

High dynamic range—a gateway for predictive ancient lighting
Alexandrino Gonçalves, Luís Magalhães, João Moura, Alan Chalmers
Article No.: 3
DOI: 10.1145/1551676.1551679

In the last few years, the number of projects involving historical reconstruction has increased significantly. Recent technologies have proven a powerful tool for a better understanding of our cultural heritage through which to attain a glimpse of...

The arrigo showcase reloaded—towards a sustainable link between 3D and semantics
Sven Havemann, Volker Settgast, René Berndt, Øyvind Eide, Dieter W. Fellner
Article No.: 4
DOI: 10.1145/1551676.1551680

It is still a big technical problem to establish a relation between a shape and its meaning in a sustainable way. We present a solution with a markup method that allows for labeling parts of a 3D object very much like labeling parts of a...