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Cultural heritage and digital archaeology


Elif Surer, Middle East Technical University, TR, elifs@metu.edu.tr


Çiğdem Atakuman, Middle East Technical University, TR, atakuman@metu.edu.tr


Our cultural and natural heritage are both irreplaceable sources of life and inspiration. They are our touchstones, our points of reference, our identity. UNESCO, 2000. Cultural heritage and digital archaeology use 3D visualization technologies, augmented reality and virtual reality for the purposes of education, research, and protection of human heritage. Their recent impacts on society, global awareness, and education are being investigated during this special session.


Authors are solicited to submit original, previously unpublished papers in the following, but not limited to, topic areas:

  • Cultural Heritage
  • Digital Archaeology
  • Computational Archaeology
  • Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality Applications
  • Serious Games for Archaeology
  • Video Games for Archaeology
  • 3D Modelling and Visualization
  • ICT Applications for Archaeology Education
  • Virtual Museums



All registered papers will be published by ACM and made available through ACM Digital Library.

  • Papers should be in English.
  • Regular papers should be up to 6 pages in length.
  • PhD track papers should be up to 2 pages in length.
  • Previously published work may not be submitted, nor may the work be concurrently submitted to any other conference or journal. Such papers will be rejected without review.

Proceedings will be submitted for inclusion in leading indexing services, Ei Compendex, ISI Web of Science, Scopus, CrossRef, Google Scholar, DBLP, as well as EAI’s own EU Digital Library (EUDL).

Authors of selected best accepted and presented papers will be invited to submit an extended version to:

All accepted authors are eligible to submit an extended version in a fast track of:


Paper submission

Papers should be submitted through EAI ‘Confy‘ system, and have to comply with the ACM format (see Author’s kit section).


Important dates

Full Paper Submission deadline
10 April 2019

Notification deadline
1 June 2019

Camera-ready deadline
1 July 2019

Start of Conference

25 September 2019

End of Conference

27 September 2019


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