Tag: Remote sensing

New trends in computational archaeology

Hèctor A. Orengo presents today at INFUTURO, the second Strategic Reflection Meeting of the Archaeology-Connection network/ArchaeologyHub.CSIC, hosted in the Milà i Fontanals Institution (IMF-CSIC) in Barcelona from June 27th to 29th 2022. Session 2: Archaeology in the digital era 27/06/22 18.35h CET New trends in computational archeologyHector Orengo, Institut Català d’Arqueologia Clàssica This presentation describes different projects under development within the Landscape Archeology Research…
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Testing thermal and visual drone imagery in the field

Dr. Mustafa Nuri Tatbul (Bartın University, Department of Art History, Faculty of Letters) joined Toby C. Wilkinson, Arnau Garcia-Molsosa and Paloma Aliende (GIAP-ICAC) last week in Tarragona to participate in a practical demonstration and testing of new drone technology in the field. Insights learnt at this event will be applied to drone data collection in…
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5 MSCA postdoc grants awarded to GIAP-ICAC!

Today we’re celebrating the remarkable success of our MSCAs applications for the 2021 call, the results of which have just been announced. GIAP-ICAC is proud to welcome 5 new MSCA postdoctoral fellows (and possibly one more waiting in the reserve list), expanding research in the forthcoming years and providing research funds for a total value…
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Postdoc call! Archaeological site detection based on multispectral satellite imagery

We are searching for excellent candidates with a PhD in Computer Science, Remote Sensing or a similar field interested in conducting research in archaeological sites detection based on applying machine learning techniques on multispectral aerial images. Contract duration: 22 months The context of this project is an ongoing collaboration between the Catalan Institute of Classical…
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Cloud-computing procedures for the automated detection and monitoring of archaeological sites

GIAP-ICAC researcher Francesc C. Conesa will present in the 2022 IEEE Mediterranean and Middle-East Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, which is virtually taking place in March 7-9th 2022. Session TU2.3: Multi-sensor remote sensing of cultural heritage 1 Session organised by Francesca Signa (CNR-ISAC) and Deodato Tapete (Italian Space Agency) “Cloud-computing procedures for the automated detection…
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Remote sensing and computational approaches to site detection and landscape reconstruction

On March 7th at 13h (UK time), GIAP’s co-director Hèctor A. Orengo will give a talk for the Aegean Archaeology Group (University of Cambridge). Open event! Join here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88241939796?pwd=dTRzSk N3MjBCRklTZDFPNDFLZjdoQT09 Remote sensing and computational approaches to site detection and landscape reconstruction in the Aegean Hèctor A. Orengo – Institut Català d’Arqueologia Clàssica The last decade…
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Call for abstracts CAA2022!

We are pleased to invite you to contribute to our sessions in the CAA2022 (Annual Conference of Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology) that will be held from Aug 3rd to 8th in Oxford (UK), in a hybrid format. GIAP-ICAC researchers are leading two sessions: S13: Machine and deep learning methods in archaeological research:…
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Postdoc call! Archaeological site detection based on multispectral satellite imagery

We are searching for excellent candidates with a PhD in Computer Science, Remote Sensing or a similar field interested in conducting research in archaeological sites detection based on applying machine learning techniques on multispectral aerial images. Contract duration: 22 months The call will open in the forthcoming weeks through Working at the ICAC/Open calls. The context…
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Artificial Intelligence and the archaeology of Greek landscapes

Today, 6th Nov 2021 at 13.45 CET, Giannis Apostolou (GIAP-ICAC) presents his latest research in the International Conference of Postgraduate Students of History and Archaeology organised by the International Hellenic University: “INTERPRETING IDENTITIES IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN AND THE BLACK SEA” Abstract: Artificial Intelligence and the archaeology of Greek landscapes The rise of Convolutional Neural…
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Hybrid Machine Learning Algorithm Detects Near 10k Archaeological Tumuli in Galicia

Image: detected tumuli in Galicia (Spain): (a) point distribution; (b) heat map. Author: Iban Berganzo. Archaeological tumuli are one of the most common types of archaeological sites and can be found across the globe. This is perhaps why many studies have attempted to develop methods for their automated detection. Their characteristic tumular shape has been…
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