3D Documentation for Archaeology

Organizer: ISTI-CNR; Venue: Pisa; Period: June 20th-24th, 2016

The first call for applications for 2016 is open!  You should complete your application and return it to ARIADNE by Monday 16th May.

The goal is to introduce: (a) the technologies for producing 2D and 3D documentation for archaeological purposes, considering both the small scale (artworks, findings) and the large scale (monuments, sites); and (b) the methodologies for providing visual access to the data gathered (considering both desktop- and web-based visualization).

There will be both lessons (presenting an introduction to the techniques) and practical hands-on sessions to test and experiment with the technologies being presented. Students will be divided in small groups in the latter sessions.

Individual work is a primary component of the experience. It is expected that students will bring research projects or tasks to be accomplished during the school with expertise and advice contributed by the TNA tutors, so that practice with the technologies is made through the case studies brought by the student.

Programme 

Monday 20th June

09.30 – 10.30  Presentation of the course

10.30 – 10:45 Break

10.45 – 13.00  Presentation of the participants, preliminary discussion of participants’ projects/problems

13.00 – 14.00  Lunch

14.00 – 15.30  Introduction to 3D graphics

15.30 – 18.00 Introduction to MeshLab (basic functionalities)

Tuesday 21st June

09.00 – 10.30 3D scanning: theory

10.30 – 10:45 Break

10.45 – 13.00 3D scanning: practice, data processing

13.00 – 14.00  Lunch

14.00 – 16.00  MeshLab advanced processing

16.00 – 18.00 Work on data

Wednesday 22nd June

09.00 – 10.30 Multi-view stereo matching: theory

10.30 – 10:45 Break

10.45 – 12.00 Multi-view stereo matching: practice, data processing

12.00 – 13.00  Publishing 3D contents on the Web, introduction

13.00 – 14.00  Lunch

14.00 – 16.00  Publishing 3D contents on the Web using 3DHop

16.00 – 19.00 Work on data

Thursday  23rd June

09.00 – 10.30 Color projection on sampled 3D models

10.30 – 10:45 Break

10.45 – 11.45 RTI Imaging: theory & practice

11.45 – 13.00 RTI Imaging: processing and publishing on the Web

13.00 – 14.00  Lunch

14.00 – 16.00  3D fabrication technologies and uses for cultural heritage

16.00 – 19.00 Work on data

20.30  Social dinner

Friday  24th June

09.00 – 10.45 Closing up with theory, examples

10.45 – 11:00 Break

11.00 – 13.00 Students’ projects presentations and feedback

13.00 – 14.00  Lunch

14.00 – 16.00 Students’ projects presentations and feedback

16.00 – 17.30 Wrap up and conclusions

How to apply

Researchers should complete the application form and return it to ARIADNE by email by the call deadline. Information about the application process and a link to the application form is available here: How to apply

Francesca De Mitry, Local organising secretary