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Computationally Intensive Imaging

I gave a talk on humanities imaging interests at the¬†Computationally Intensive Imaging USRG meeting today. We discussed possibilities for supercomputing based visualisation, and the new e-infrastructure south consortium. We also talked about the results from various Humanities trials of the mu-Vis Centre's CT facilities, and some photographic imaging such as RTI. Continue reading →

Computed Tomography of the Tidgrove Key

In 2007 the Tidgrove key was found during excavations near Kingsclere, Hampshire. A residence of Henry II, the site highlighted a complex that included a series of buildings, including a large cellar. At the foot of this structure lay a heavily corroded key. A new CT scanner at the University of Southampton revealed wire inlay over the shaft, and the fine cutting of the wards. Continue reading →