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#PianoHAWK event

HAWK is a technology that can be utilised to understand more about how the hands move to complete functional tasks. It can accurately measure, to less than a degree, all the dynamic joint information of the human hand. HAWK is a unique set of algorithms that can receive three-dimensional coordinates of a number of fixed points on the wrist, hand fingers and thumb, from, for example, a motion capture system. Continue reading →

Archaeology Seminar: 3D Imaging for Archaeology using Structured Light Technology: Developments in Systems for Remote Areas, Hostile Environments, and Maritime Archaeology

Christopher Begley (Transylvania University and University of Kentucky Center for Virtual and Visual Environments) will be talking in the Centre for Maritime Archaeology at the Avenue Campus on 3D Imaging for Archaeology using Structured Light Technology: Developments in Systems for Remote Areas, Hostile Environments, and Maritime Archaeology. Continue reading →

Archaeology Seminar: Hearing the Past – The Role of Sound in Digital Heritage Research

Dr Damian Murphy (York Electronics) will be talking in the Archaeological Computing Research Group Lab (Room 3043 B65a) at Avenue Campus on Thursday 3rd May 3-5pm. All welcome. Please RSVP graeme.earl@soton.ac.uk "Hearing the Past - The Role of Sound in Digital Heritage Research" Sound is often considered the poor relation of visual stimuli, yet plays a significant role in conveying information for rapid assimilation by a listener. Continue reading →

Ways of Seeing the English Domestic Interior, 1500-1700: the case of decorative textiles

Today was the first workshop in the AHRC "Ways of Seeing the English Domestic Interior" network. This was hosted by the Archaeological Computing Research Group and the department of History at Southampton. The network will use the latest developments in computer science and cognitive science in order to understand how the domestic interior was experienced in early modern England. Continue reading →

South by South Coast – Digital Creative Industries and Digital Humanities

South by South Coast (#SXSC) is an all-day informal event taking place on 18 May 2012 at the University of Southampton Students Union building. It is aimed at anyone involved in the region’s creative industries, and will include a number of sotonDH staff and students. Come and meet some great people with interests in the creative industries and digital media. Geek out, talk, hear some inspiring speakers, and enjoy our music and beer, all for free. Continue reading →

The Connected Past: people, networks and complexity in archaeology and history

A two-day collaborative, multi-disciplinary symposium at the University of Southampton 24-25 March 2012 Sponsored by Archaeopress, The Classical Association, the Archaeological Computing Research Group, Oxford University Press, the University of Southampton USRG Complexity in Real-world Contexts, the University of Southampton Web Science DTC and the University of Southampton Faculty of Humanities Conference objectives: To provide a forum for the presentation and debate of... Continue reading →