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A Community-Built Virtual Heritage Collection

Miles, H.C. and Wilson, A.T. and Labrosse, F. and Tiddeman, B. and Roberts, J.C. (2016) A Community-Built Virtual Heritage Collection. In: Transactions on Computational Science XXVI: Special Issue on Cyberworlds and Cybersecurity. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 91-110. ISBN 978-3-662-49246-8

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Abstract

The HeritageTogether project has developed a web platform through which members of the public can upload their own photographs of heritage assets to be processed into 3D models using an automated Structure-from-Motion work flow. The web platform is part of a larger project which aims to capture, create and archive digital heritage assets in conjunction with local communities in Wales, UK, with a focus on megalithic monuments. The 3D models are displayed online using a lightbox style gallery and a virtual museum, while the large amounts of additional data produced are stored in an online archive. Each representation provides a different perspective and context to the data, allowing users to explore the data in a multitude of ways. HeritageTogether is a digital community and community-built archive and museum of heritage data, developed to inspire local communities to learn more about their heritage and to help to preserve it.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Research Publications
Departments: College of Physical and Applied Sciences > School of Computer Science
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2016 03:15
Last Modified: 11 Feb 2016 03:15
ISBN: 978-3-662-49246-8
URI: http://e.bangor.ac.uk/id/eprint/6228
Identification Number: DOI: 10.1007/978-3-662-49247-5_6
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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