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Virtual Heritage and Digital Archaeology Workshop

Co-Chairs

Asst. Prof. Elif Sürer (Middle East Technical University, TR) – elifs@metu.edu.tr
Assoc. Prof. Çiğdem Atakuman (Middle East Technical University, TR) – atakuman@metu.edu.tr

Program Committee

Asst. Prof. Elif Sürer (Middle East Technical University, TR) – elifs@metu.edu.tr
Assoc. Prof. Çiğdem Atakuman (Middle East Technical University, TR) – atakuman@metu.edu.tr
Prof. Yılmaz Selim Erdal (Hacettepe University, TR) – yserdal@hacettepe.edu.tr
Assoc. Prof. Mehmet Somel (Middle East Technical University, TR) – msomel@metu.edu.tr
Dr. Füsun Özer (Middle East Technical University) – fozer@metu.edu.tr
Prof. H. Şebnem Düzgün (Colorado School of Mines, USA) – duzgun@mines.edu
Prof. İnci Togan (Middle East Technical University, TR) – togan@metu.edu.tr

Scope

“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.

Virtual 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.

GOODTECHS seeks to explore interdisciplinary experiences in which the use of ICT technologies is for social good. During GOODTECHS 2018, the widespread scope of virtual heritage and digital archaeology, their impacts on society, the diversity of the areas in this promising field will be discussed.

Topics

Authors are solicited to submit original, previously unpublished papers in the following, but not limited to, topic areas:

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

Invited speaker

Prof. Marcella Frangipane, Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”, Italy

Organizing committee

Asst. Prof. Elif Sürer (Middle East Technical University, TR)
Assoc. Prof. Çiğdem Atakuman (Middle East Technical University, TR)
Prof. Yılmaz Selim Erdal (Hacettepe University, TR)
Assoc. Prof. Mehmet Somel (Middle East Technical University, TR)
Dr. Füsun Özer (Middle East Technical University)
Prof. H. Şebnem Düzgün (Colorado School of Mines, USA)
Prof. İnci Togan (Middle East Technical University, TR)

Publication

Accepted papers will be included in the Conference Proceedings. 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 of the whole conference will be invited to submit an extended version to:

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: 14 September 2018
Notification deadline: 5 October 2018
Camera-ready deadline: 1 November 2018
Conference: 28 – 30 November 2018

We will be grateful to you for advertising this special session, for contributing and for inviting your colleagues and/or research students to submit their work. We hope to meet you in Bologna in November.


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