PROBABILITY ANALYSIS IN ART CONSERVATION

Vassiliki Kokla, Alexandra Psarrou, Vassilis Konstantinou

Abstract

Analysis of manuscript inks is very important because it gives information on the authenticity and the dating of manuscripts. Inks are semi-transparent pigments which are very difficult to discriminate because of the influence of the support on which they are often found. For this reason ink is often examined using destructive techniques of analysis. However, in the case of old manuscript inks it is frequently impossible to apply destructive techniques for their analysis because of the historical and cultural value of manuscripts. Statistical analysis offers the best opportunity for developing effective solutions on the non-destructive characterization of manuscript inks. In this paper we present a novel method for the ink recognition problems that is based on the optical ink information represented through a mixture of Gaussian functions so as the ink classification using the Bayes’ decision rule can be feasible.

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in Harvard Style

Kokla V., Psarrou A. and Konstantinou V. (2006). PROBABILITY ANALYSIS IN ART CONSERVATION . In Proceedings of the First International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, ISBN 972-8865-40-6, pages 508-514. DOI: 10.5220/0001368005080514


in Bibtex Style

@conference{visapp06,
author={Vassiliki Kokla and Alexandra Psarrou and Vassilis Konstantinou},
title={PROBABILITY ANALYSIS IN ART CONSERVATION},
booktitle={Proceedings of the First International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP,},
year={2006},
pages={508-514},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001368005080514},
isbn={972-8865-40-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the First International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP,
TI - PROBABILITY ANALYSIS IN ART CONSERVATION
SN - 972-8865-40-6
AU - Kokla V.
AU - Psarrou A.
AU - Konstantinou V.
PY - 2006
SP - 508
EP - 514
DO - 10.5220/0001368005080514