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#CAAPerth Day Four

<Live blog> 11:38 Interesting to get statistics on usage in the field next season - can get at issues then of serendipitous discovery perhaps. Also discussion of potential impact (good and bad) on evolving archaeology on the site of accessing information before it has been in some way checked or otherwise curated. Also is the immediacy of connection between the field and the spceialists. This relates to ongoing work on fieldwork ethnographies as part of the RCUK Patina Project. Continue reading →

#CAAPerth Day Two – opening and first keynote

Day two at @CAAPerth started with an introduction to the conference by Gary Lock. He thanked in particular Arianna Traviglia who brought this week's events to fruition. Thanks Arianna! Gary noted that c. 250 had made it to CAA this year - the 41st year CAA has run - with at least 100 from Australia, representing another increase in CAA#s audience. Gary also noted the Nick Ryan bursary which is for current students. It will be voted on electronically and announced a month after the conference. Continue reading →

#CAAPerth – ACRG involvement

Members of the ACRG are out in force at this year's Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA) conference at the University of Western Australia, Perth. Today there were workshops on complex systems simulation and reflectance transformation imaging organised by Tom Brughmans and Iza Romanowska, and by James Miles and Hembo Pagi. Continue reading →

Visualisation in Archaeology (ViA) conference at Southampton 18-19 April 2011

Several ACRG speakers confirmed for the Visualisation in Archaeology (ViA) conference at Southampton 18-19 April 2011. In addition to talks by Konstantinos Papadopoulos, Grant Cox, Eleonora Gandolfi and Gareth Beale there will be a multimedia exhibition showcasing AR tools, RTI, social and spatial network analysis, GIS, computer graphics and Hembo Pagi's textile visualisation tools. Continue reading →

CAA 2011 Beijing

The ACRG will be attending CAA Beijing 11-16 April 2011. Confirmed speakers include Tom Brughmans, Leif Isaksen, Geoff Avern, Steve Stead, Graeme Earl and Hembo Pagi. Topics include Network Analysis, Semantic Web, Field capture using iGPS, the CIDOC-CRM, High Performance Computing and Graphics, the PATINA, Portus, RTISAD and IDMB projects and the Herculaneum Amazon project. Continue reading →