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Content-based Virtual Museum navigation

Content based retrieval engine in a Virtual Museum of Pottery An interactive virtual museum of 3D pottery artefacts has been used as a case study. The virtual visitor can perform queries to the system like ‘Where in this 3D scene I can find vessels similar to this’. Again an attempt to combine a content-based retrieval …

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3D digitization of Urban Areas

The project involved the three-dimensional digitization and reconstruction of urban areas. The project deals with the idea of combining the usage of commercial and open source software systems in 3D graphics in order to produce realistic virtual walkthroughs for culture heritage promotion with a minimum budget and low cost infrastructure. We have attempted the 3D …

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3D digitization of the Byzantine fortress of Kavala

The Byzantine fortress of Kavala is located on top of the peninsula of Virgin Mary, where the old town is built. In Byzantine times and later, many successive reconstructions and alterations to the fortifications have been made by the Byzantines, the Venetians and the Turks. The fortress at its present condition was built during the …

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3D Digitization of Monuments

Case: Digitization of Religious Monuments in the region of Mani, Peloponnese The project involves the digitization and 3D reconstruction of a Byzantine church in the area of Stavri in Mani and the Post-Byzantine church of Aghios Vasileios in the Kelefa settlement. The goal of the project was the universal dissemination of the monuments. The virtual …

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“Thrace 2010” Exhibition Award

With the support of the General Secretariat for Research and Technology of the Hellenic Ministry of Education, Lifelong Learning and Religious Affairs, CETI/Athena participated in the 19th National Trade Fair “Thrace 2010” held in Komotini between 27 and 30 May 2010. At the Exhibition, the Institute was awarded the prize of the “Best participation and …

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Award of Excellence

The Excellence Award for projects in digital culture was awarded to the Institute for its successful participation in Calls 65 and 172 of the Operational Programme “Information Society” of the Third Framework Programmes 2000-2006, and specifically for the project “DIGITECH-III: Study of three-dimensional digitisation technologies” coordinated by Dr. George Pavlidis, Principal Researcher of the Institute.

“Digital Innovation for the Society of Knowledge”

The Department contributed to the planning and organization of the Institute’s participation to the Workshop “Digital Innovation for the Society of Knowledge” organized by the ‘ATHENA’ Research Center on March, 19th, 2008, held at the Eugenides Foundation, Athena, Greece. The Department co-ordinated a roundtable on the “Applications of 3D technologies in culture”, under the thematic …

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3D Digitization of a monument

Under the scope of INTERREG ΙΙΙ A / PHARE CBC – “Cooperation network for knowledge dissemination on 3D digitiza-tion applications” project, staff of the Department traveled to South Bulgaria accompanied by the Bulgarian partners in order to exchange information on 3D digitization of large scale monuments and to proceed to a case-study digitization of a …

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