Digital Imaging for Cultural Heritage Preservation: Analysis, Restoration, and Reconstruction of Ancient Artworks

Filippo Stanco, Sebastiano Battiato, Giovanni Gallo

July 28, 2011 by CRC Press
Reference - 523 Pages - 30 Color & 270 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781439821732 - CAT# K11154
Series: Digital Imaging and Computer Vision


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  • Surveys the latest techniques, algorithms, and solutions for digital imaging and computer graphics-driven cultural heritage preservation
  • Summarizes recent advances in 3D reconstruction of archaeological sites
  • Provides an overview of the state-of-the-art research in contributed articles from recognized experts in the field
  • Contains numerous examples, illustrations and figures summarizing the results of experimentation on real data
  • Includes a table of contents, illustrations and figures, summary, and bibliography for further reading in each chapter


This edition presents the most prominent topics and applications of digital image processing, analysis, and computer graphics in the field of cultural heritage preservation. The text assumes prior knowledge of digital image processing and computer graphics fundamentals. Each chapter contains a table of contents, illustrations, and figures that elucidate the presented concepts in detail, as well as a chapter summary and a bibliography for further reading. Well-known experts cover a wide range of topics and related applications, including spectral imaging, automated restoration, computational reconstruction, digital reproduction, and 3D models.

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