DECHO - A Framework for the Digital Exploration of Cultural Heritage Objects

The authors present a framework for the digital exploration of cultural heritage objects. Today computing and information technology is pervasive and ubiquitous and has boosted at unprecedented levels information diffusion and productivity. Such technology is today a ripe context for succinctly gathering knowledge by combining in innovative ways powerful visualization tactics, rapid access to a significant amount of relevant information, domain-specific knowledge, and rich and pervasive tools to sort, group, and slice the information and knowledge in different ways. To this end, they present a complete framework that is easy to use, does not require expensive/custom equipment, and has been designed for helping archaeology researchers and educators reconstruct and analyze the historical context of cultural heritage objects.

Provided by: Purdue University Topic: Software Date Added: Nov 2010 Format: PDF

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