Virtual Immersive Environments for Underwater Archaeological Exploration

Massimo Magrini, Maria Antonietta Pascali, Marco Reggiannini, Ovidio Salvetti, Marco Tampucci

Abstract

In this paper we describe a system designed for the fruition of underwater archaeological sites. It is under development in the ARROWS project (end August 2015, funded by the European Commission), along with other advanced technologies and tools for mapping, diagnosing, cleaning, and securing underwater and coastal archaeological sites. The main objective is to make easier the management of the heterogeneous set of data available for each underwater archaeological site (archival and historical data, 3D measurements, images, videos, sonograms, georeference, texture and shape of artefacts, others). All the data will be represented in a 3D interactive and informative scene, making the archaeological site accessible to experts (for research purposes, e.g. classification of artefacts by template matching) and to the general public (for dissemination of the underwater cultural heritage).

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in Harvard Style

Magrini M., Pascali M., Reggiannini M., Salvetti O. and Tampucci M. (2015). Virtual Immersive Environments for Underwater Archaeological Exploration . In Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Image Mining. Theory and Applications - Volume 1: IMTA-5, (VISIGRAPP 2015) ISBN 978-989-758-094-9, pages 53-57. DOI: 10.5220/0005461700530057


in Bibtex Style

@conference{imta-515,
author={Massimo Magrini and Maria Antonietta Pascali and Marco Reggiannini and Ovidio Salvetti and Marco Tampucci},
title={Virtual Immersive Environments for Underwater Archaeological Exploration},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Image Mining. Theory and Applications - Volume 1: IMTA-5, (VISIGRAPP 2015)},
year={2015},
pages={53-57},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005461700530057},
isbn={978-989-758-094-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Image Mining. Theory and Applications - Volume 1: IMTA-5, (VISIGRAPP 2015)
TI - Virtual Immersive Environments for Underwater Archaeological Exploration
SN - 978-989-758-094-9
AU - Magrini M.
AU - Pascali M.
AU - Reggiannini M.
AU - Salvetti O.
AU - Tampucci M.
PY - 2015
SP - 53
EP - 57
DO - 10.5220/0005461700530057