ExitTicket

[7.11.2013 | San Francisco, CA]
Refsland

ExitTicket is an interactive, real-time, "exit ticket" style classroom question and feedback system designed to accelerate student and teacher performance. No more paper exit slips to sort and categorize. Instead, Exit Ticket runs on all smartphones and tablets, enabling students and teachers to get

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CityEngine available for Mac

[1.1.2009 | Sweden]
Refsland

Procedural Inc. announced that their 3D city generation software CityEngine is now also available for Mac OS X and Windows 64-bit. In addition, the free 30-day trial version of the CityEngine comes now with stunning example cities such as a spectacular future New York City.

Procedural Inc., an innovative software company located in Zurich, is home to the world's foremost procedural modelling technology. With the CityEngine, Procedural Inc.'s graphics experts have created a radically different

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5th Annual Ename International Colloquium

[12.12.2008 | Ghent, Belgium]


Since 2005, UNESCO has been challenging cultural heritage organizations to take account of global climate change in their conservation mission as well as their methods. In particular, UNESCO has encouraged such organizations to work more closely with ecological organizations and also to assume a greater level of activism toward the public.

These recommendations dovetail with the accepted international approach to involve the community in a sustainable heritage conservation and presentation

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ECAI Director's Report - Nov. 2008

[11.1.2008 | ]


ECAI Directors’ Report - November 2008 Priority Announcement: ECAI Fall Meeting in Hanoi, Dec 4-6, 2008, meetings December 2 & 3 The International Joint GIS-IDEAS, PNC and ECAI Conference 2008 will be held December 4-6, 2008, in Hanoi, Vietnam. For details see http://ecai.org/activities/2008-Hanoi/08hanoi.html Note that the ECAI General meeting will be held December 3, 3 - 5 p.m. to which all are invited. ECAI/EFEO Workshop: Siem Reap November 29-30, 2008 ECAI is collaborating with

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Conlfict Archaeologists Meet in the 'Cockpit of Europe'

[10.1.2008 | ]
Ename Center

A report on the Fifth Fields of Conflict conference, Gent & Oudenaarde, 17th to 19th October 2008

Organised jointly by John and Patricia Carman of the University of Birmingham, UK and members of the Ename Center, this three-day meeting of archaeologists interested in the study of warfare in historic periods was a contribution to the year-long commemoration of the tercentenary of the Battle of Oudenaarde. The conference brought the leading conflict archaeologists of the world to a hotel in Ghent

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CHIRON Marie Curie Fellowship

[2.6.2008 | ]
Eva Roels

The Ename Center for Public Archaeology and Heritage Presentation is now soliciting applications from qualified candidates for a 9 months, pre-doctoral CHIRON Marie Curie Fellowship, which includes full time salary, living expenses, and funds for travel and research materials.

PLEASE NOTE: Because of EU guidelines, candidates from Belgium are not eligible for this fellowship at the Ename Center, but are welcome to apply at CHIRON partner institutions in other EU member states. The

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Xplored - picturesque, haunted and unusual places.

[7.25.2007 | UK]
Lucas Bul

Xplored Website

Idea of the project was born after obtaining a book 'Antiquarian and Topographical Cabinet, Containing A Series Of Elegant Views Of The Most Interesting Objects Of Curiosity In Great Britain, Accompanied with Letter-Press Descriptions' published by W. Clarke and J. Carpenter in 10 volumes, London, 1805-11. We have focused subsequent research on the most picturesque, haunted and unusual places of south England, trying to revive

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PLACE-HAMPI | augmented stereographic panoramas of Vijayanagara, India

[12.31.2006 | ]
Sarah Kenderdine

PLACE–HAMPI | augmented stereographic panoramas of Vijayanagara, India

Background: communities of interaction in a cultural landscape

PLACE-Hampi is highly significant for promoting dialogues of engagement with the imagery of a cultural landscape and activating the embedded knowledge contained there. Hampi today continues to be an active pilgrim site, not simply an historic and touristic place. Each day its landscape and temples are activated through various rituals and tapas specific to time,

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The Growing Virtual Heritage projects of New Zealand (Part 2)

[12.5.2006 | New Zealand]
Chris Keenan

The Growing Virtual Heritage projects of New Zealand

Virtual heritage is on the move in New Zealand. There have been several large 3D projects created over the last 36 months. They include a film about the historic forts of North Head as well as the "Guns of Motutapu" film project created for the Motutapu Restoration Trust working in cooperation with the New Zealand Department of Conservation (DOC). The government has been very supportive of these digital interpretive projects and the countries

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Virtual Scylla

[10.14.2006 | UK]
Robert Stone

Virtual Scylla The Fusion of Virtual Reality and Artificial Life for Reconstructing Marine Ecosystems.

Data Collecting Expedition for Scylla

Researchers from the School of Engineering have recently taken part in a new survey of Europe’s first artificial wreck, the Leander Class Frigate HMS Scylla, resting on the sea bed off Whitsand Bay near Plymouth. Prof. Bob Stone and Eugene Ch’ng joined forces with colleagues from the University of Plymouth, the National Marine Aquarium (NMA) and the

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Sacred Angkor: stereographic panoramas

[10.5.2006 | Museum Victoria]
Sarah Kenderdine

Project Lead: Sarah Kenderdine Museum Victoria in collaboration with APSARA-Authority, Cambodia

These striking stereographic panoramas capture the potent sacred space of Angkorean temple architecture and relief sculpture. Travel through a 3-D landscape of celestial palaces, rich with Khmer iconography illustrating the narratives of Hindu and Buddhist mythologies. Angkor was capital of the medieval Khmer empire in Cambodia (9th–17th C) and it continues to capture the world’s imagination with

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The Guns of Motutapu

[9.10.2006 | New Zealand]
Chris Keenan

The Growing Virtual Heritage projects of New Zealand Virtual heritage is on the move in New Zealand. There have been three large projects initiated over the last 24 months. They include the animated Fort Takapuna project by 4D Canvas, The New Zealand Department of Conservation (DOC) film on historic North Head and "The Guns of Motutapu" film currently under production for the Motutapu Restoration Trust in cooperation with DOC.

The North Head film project was based on a pilot project created

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