Virtual Archaeology and museums, an italian perspective

Augusto Palombini, Sofia Pescarin

Abstract

The growing number of virtual museums and applications today available arises many questions concerning the problems connected to their fruition and maintenance. This paper aims at setting up an analysis of the topic, through the steps of three VM projects carried on by the Virtual Heritage Lab (2008, 2010, 2012 (in progress)). Such case studies are taken into account on the basis of three topics: technical maintenance, reliability and semantic density. The analysis aims also at contributing the debate on the future development of VMs and on the management of the relationships between reliability and wide dissemination.


Keywords

Virtual reality; Virtual museums; Archaeology; Reliability

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Virtual Archaeology Review  vol: 3  issue: 7  first page: 102  year: 2012  
doi: 10.4995/var.2012.4402



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