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Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage (JOCCH), Volume 7 Issue 1, February 2014

Interacting with the past: Creating a time perception journey experience using kinect-based breath detection and deterioration and recovery simulation technologies
Chun-Ko Hsieh, Wen-Ching Liao, Meng-Chieh Yu, Yi-Ping Hung
Article No.: 1
DOI: 10.1145/2535937

We propose an application that allows a museum audience to interact with the past and to appreciate the value of antique objects through multimedia installations. Discussions in this article are based on our experiences in developing the Mao-Kung...

Machine learning based typology development in archaeology
Christian Hörr, Elisabeth Lindinger, Guido Brunnett
Article No.: 2
DOI: 10.1145/2533988

Formalizing and objectifying the process of artefact classification is an old wish of many archaeologists. On the other hand, data mining in general and machine learning in particular have already inspired many disciplines to introduce new...

Ontological access to images of fine art
Daniel Isemann, Khurshid Ahmad
Article No.: 3
DOI: 10.1145/2538030

Information retrieval in a knowledge rich domain poses challenges that are different from other domains. The domain of fine arts and cultural heritage is an exemplar of such a domain. The many facets of, and complex interrelations between, works...

Intangible cultural heritage preservation: An exploratory study of digitization of the historical literature of Chinese Kunqu opera librettos
Gen-Fang Chen
Article No.: 4
DOI: 10.1145/2583114

This article introduces the study contents and some research findings regarding digital preservation methods for Chinese Kunqu opera libretto historical literature, including historical literature electronic libretto transformation,...

Reading the legends of Roman Republican coins
Albert Kavelar, Sebastian Zambanini, Martin Kampel
Article No.: 5
DOI: 10.1145/2583115

Coin classification is one of the main aspects of numismatics. The introduction of an automated image-based coin classification system could assist numismatists in their everyday work and allow hobby numismatists to gain additional information on...