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Handbook of Research on Emerging Technologies for Digital Preservation and Information Modeling

Book Description

The effective use of technology offers numerous benefits in protecting cultural heritage. With the proper implementation of these tools, the management and conservation of artifacts and knowledge are better attained. The Handbook of Research on Emerging Technologies for Digital Preservation and Information Modeling is an authoritative resource for the latest research on the application of current innovations in the fields of architecture and archaeology to promote the conservation of cultural heritage. Highlighting a range of real-world applications and digital tools, this book is ideally designed for upper-level students, professionals, researchers, and academics interested in the preservation of cultures.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. Preface
    1. INTRODUCTION
    2. ORGANIZATION OF THE BOOK
    3. ENDNOTES
  7. Introduction
    1. Introduction
  8. Chapter 1: Communicating Architectural Heritage
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LA SCARZUOLA: TOMASO BUZZI'S “DREAM OF STONE”
    4. TOMASO BUZZI'S DRAWINGS FOR THE COMPETITION FOR THE RAILWAY STATION IN FLORENCE
    5. CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
    7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    8. ENDNOTES
  9. Chapter 2: Fasti Congressuum
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. ORIGINS OF THE PROJECT
    4. WEB BUILDING
    5. LAUNCHING THE DIFFUSION PROCESS
    6. SOCIAL NETWORKS
    7. RESULTS AND FUTURE PERSPECTIVES
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Chapter 3: The MuseBot Project
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE MUSEBOT PROJECT
    4. RESEARCH GROUP
    5. CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
    7. ADDITIONAL READING
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  11. Chapter 4: Building Information Modeling (BIM)
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. THE STUDY OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS
    5. BIM FOR DESIGN
    6. BIM AND THE BUILDING (AS BUILT AND HISTORIC ARTIFACT)
    7. A FIRST CONSIDERATION
    8. A PROBLEM OF INTEGRATION: THE ROLE OF DRAWING
    9. ON THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE IDEAL MODEL
    10. CONCLUSION
    11. REFERENCES
    12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    13. ENDNOTES
  12. Chapter 5: Thermographic Survey for the Preservation and Restoration of Architectural Cultural Heritage
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. IR CAMERAS
    5. STANDARDS IN THERMOGRAPHIC APPLICATIONS
    6. THE TERMOGRAPHIC SURVEY PROJECT
    7. MEASUREMENT INSTRUMENTS
    8. HOW TO DETERMINE THE EMISSIVITY OF A MATERIAL
    9. NON DESTRUCTIVE TESTS
    10. ACTIVE THERMOGRAPHY
    11. COMMON MOISTURE-HUMIDITY PROBLEMS AND MASONRY DETERIORATION
    12. CASE STUDIES
    13. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    14. CONCLUSION
    15. REFERENCES
    16. ADDITIONAL READING
    17. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    18. ENDNOTES
  13. Chapter 6: Digital Surveying in Cultural Heritage
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. IMAGE-BASED TECHNOLOGIES FOR DIGITAL SURVEYING AND DOCUMENTATION
    4. EMERGING IMAGE-BASED RECORDING AND DOCUMENTATION APPROACHES
    5. APPLICATION EXAMPLES
    6. SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  14. Chapter 7: The Decreasing Fortune of the Drawing in the Architectural Processes
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. DRAWING FOR ARCHITECTURE SURVEY
    4. DRAWING THE DESIGN PROCESS
    5. FALSE FRIENDS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    9. ENDNOTES
  15. Chapter 8: Going Further
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. ISSUES
    4. METHODOLOGY
    5. BACKGROUND
    6. PROPOSED TECHNIQUES
    7. GALICIAN PETROGLYPHS AS A CASE STUDY.
    8. A NEW WAY OF LOOKING PETROGLYPHS: AUTHORS´ PROPOSALS
    9. CONCLUSION AND PERSPECTIVES
    10. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    11. REFERENCES
    12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    13. ENDNOTES
  16. Chapter 9: Real/Not Real
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. USER INTERACTION WITH HIGH QUALITY CONTENTS IN CH DOMAIN
    5. HERITAGE APPLICATION DESIGN STARTING FROM THE ARCHITECTURAL ESSENCE
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. ENDNOTES
  17. Chapter 10: “The Past is Never Dead. It's Not Even Past”
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. FOCUS
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH LINES AND CONCLUSION
    6. NOTE
    7. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. APPENDIX
  18. Chapter 11: Expanded Cultural Heritage Representation
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. INTERACTIVE 3D VISUAL INTERFACES FOR ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE
    5. AUGMENTED ARCHITECTURAL MOCK-UP
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ADDITIONAL READING
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    11. ENDNOTES
  19. Chapter 12: Virtuality and Multimedia for Digital Heritage
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. PLAYERS AND EXPERTISE: INTEGRATION AND SYNERGIES IN OUR EXPERIENCE
    4. THE “SCHIFANOIA” PROJECT IN FOUR MULTIMEDIA PRODUCTS
    5. A VIRTUAL STORYTELLING FOR THE HALL OF MONTHS: NARRATING THE COMPLEXITY THROUGH INTERACTIVE 3D MODELS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. ENDNOTES
  20. Chapter 13: Enhancing the Cultural Heritage between Visual Technologies and Virtual Restoration
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. THE CASE STUDIES
    5. THE EXPERIENCES PROPOSED AND POSSIBLE USERS
    6. CONSTRUCTION OF THE 3D MODELS
    7. CREATION OF THE APPLICATIONS
    8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
    11. ADDITIONAL READING
    12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  21. Chapter 14: Digital Representation Techniques to Interpret, Communicate, and Share 20th c. Architectural Archives
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
    5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ADDITIONAL READING
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    11. ENDNOTES
  22. Chapter 15: Representation and Elaboration of Architectural Perspectives
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. PALAZZO ROSSO AND THE WINTER ROOM
    5. SURVEY AND RECONSTRUCTION METHODS OF THE ILLUSORY SPACE IN THE WINTER ROOM
    6. REVERSE-PERSPECTIVE CONSTRUCTION AND RECONSTRUCTION OF ILLUSORY SPACE OF THE WALLS IN THE WINTER ROOM
    7. A RESEARCH METHODOLOGY ON ARCHITECTURAL PERSPECTIVE FOR FUTURE ANALYSIS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    11. ENDNOTES
  23. Chapter 16: Integrated Survey of “Quadrature” Aimed at the Graphical Analysis of Painted Perspective
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. MAIN FOCUS
    5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ADDITIONAL READING
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    11. ENDNOTES
    12. APPENDIX: LIST OF TOOLS, HARDWARE, AND SOFTWARE
  24. Chapter 17: U.I.R.D.A. – Unbuilt Italian Rationalism Digital Archive
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. METHODOLOGICAL ASPECTS
    5. UNBUILT ITALIAN RATIONALISM
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    9. ENDNOTES
  25. Chapter 18: Palatium Vetus in Alessandria
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND: THE DIGITAL STORYTELLING
    4. MAIN FOCUS
    5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS/FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. ENDNOTES
  26. Chapter 19: Digital Technologies for “Minor” Cultural Landscapes Knowledge
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. “MINOR” CULTURAL LANDSCAPES IN THE HERITAGE DEBATE
    4. CONNECTING HERITAGE IN THE DIGITAL ERA
    5. CULTURAL HERITAGE IN DIGITAL “PRESENTATION” AND “INTERPRETATION”
    6. “MINOR” CULTURAL LANDSCAPES BY IMAGE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES
    7. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
    11. ADDITIONAL READING
    12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  27. Chapter 20: Città Invisibili of Teatro Potlach
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE ORIGINS OF TEATRO POTLACH AND CITTÀ INVISIBILI
    4. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE PERFORMANCE AND CALVINO’S NOVEL LE CITTA’ INVISIBILI
    5. THE PHASES OF THE PROJECT CITTA’ INVISIBILI
    6. CITTÀ INVISIBILI: SPACES AND MEMORIES
    7. TWO TOOLS BECOME METHAPHORS
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ADDITIONAL READING
    10. ENDNOTES
  28. Chapter 21: Model 3D in Service of Preservation, Restoration, Structural Analyses of the Architectural Heritage
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. AN ARCHITECTURAL SURVEY BY MEANS OF A THREE-DIMENSIONAL MODEL
    3. A CRITICAL COMPARISON AMONG TRADITIONAL AND INNOVATIVE METHODS FOR DEGRADATION MAPPING
    4. THE CONSTRUCTION SITE AND ITS WORKING PHASES: CRITICIZING OF THE RESULTS
    5. THREE-DIMENSIONAL MODEL USED AS BASE ON WHICH TO PROJECT THE MAPPED SURFACES
    6. CURVED SURFACES IN THE MANUALS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ADDITIONAL READING
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  29. Compilation of References
  30. About the Contributors