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GeoSCAPE: Designing a Reconstructive Tool for Field Archaeological Excavation

Design Expo demonstration from CHI 2001. We introduce GeoSCAPE, a "reconstructive" tool for capturing measurement data in field archaeology and facilitating a 3D visualization of an excavation rendered in computer graphics. This project is carried out by extending a recently developed an orientation-aware digital measuring tape, called HandSCAPE that has been examined to address the efficiency of bridging measuring and modeling for on- site application areas [2]. In this paper, we present .the GeoSCAPE system using the same digital tape measure interacting with an enhancing archaeological-specific 3D visualizations the goal is to provide visual reconstruction methods by acquiring accurate field measurements and visualizing the complex work of an archaeologist during the course of on-site excavation. Author(s): Jay Lee, Hiroshi Ishii, Blair Duun, Victor Su, & Sandia Ren                                              
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Video Information
Year: 2001
Genre: Educational
Keywords: CHI; field archaeology; cognitive activity; reconstructive tool; physical space; tangible interface
Duration: 00:02:21
Color: Yes
Sound: Yes
Amount of Motion: Low
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Contributing Organization: Assocation for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Transcript Available: No

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Digitization Date: 2003
Digitizing Organization: Open Video Project

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