R-CHIVE Conference: Rochester Cultural Heritage Imaging, Visualization and Education

June 19, 2017 - June 20, 2017
Rochester Institute of Technology and University of Rochester

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Topics to be covered in this conference include: best practices for imaging including the use of reference targets, the next generation of imaging systems, studies of materials (ink and parchments) and consideration of how this may impact imaging and image processing, and developing new imaging tools to assist codicologists and scholars.

Rochester Cultural Heritage Imaging, Visualization, and Education is a collaboration of university researchers and students with the goal of extending the corpus of mankind's cultural heritage. Most participants are from the University of Rochester and the Rochester Institute of Technology in western New York, but also includes colleagues in Washington DC, Colorado, and Hawaii. R-CHIVE is leveraging the long history of innovation in imaging and of excellence in the humanities in Rochester to recover inscriptions from manuscripts and maps that have been damaged or erased.

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