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2012

ArcheoFOSS 2012: one week left to submit your abstracts

There is one week left to submit your abstracts for the 2012 ArcheoFOSS workshop. The deadline is on Monday 26th March 2012. The call for papers and posters ...

ArcheoFOSS 2012: ancora una settimana per inviare le vostre proposte

C’è ancora una settimana per presentare relazioni e poster al workshop ArcheoFOSS 2012. La scadenza è lunedì 26 marzo 2012. La call for papers si trova sul s...

2011

oculu-Z, the open source, open data platform for collaborative Computer Vision technology

Oculu-Z is a new effort to gather a community of developers and users (is there still a difference between the two?) around open source techniques of 3D reco...

10 archeologi italiani da non perdere

Il blog Archeologia 2.0 ha stilato un elenco dei 10 archeologi italiani più attenti all’innovazione digitale, alle nuove tecnologie, e agli sviluppi dei medi...

SVG Pottery: the documentation is now available

Thanks to readthedocs.org, the SVG Pottery documentation project is now available directly at http://svg-pottery.readthedocs.org/en/latest/, and it is always...

SVG Pottery: pottery drawings on the Web

A few months ago I posted here a vision to put pottery drawings on the Semantic Web. Now I’m trying to follow up on that vision, going into the details and p...

Pottery drawings and the semantic web

It’s almost impossible to know how many potsherds have been drawn by archaeologists up to date. Their number is however no doubt well over one million (educa...

L'Archeologia va in Open Source

Today an article that I wrote was published on Nòva24, a weekly supplement to “Il Sole 24 ore”, a major Italian newspaper. You can read it online at ilsole24...

2010

Archaeology as text and archaeology as image

Last April I started to collect some sketch notes about archaeology as text. It’s not about reading archaeological remains as a text to be read (this could b...

Publishing digital collections. An experiment with “Ancient Marbles”

Everyone is taking thousands of digital photographs each year. For an archaeologist, it’s common practice to collect pictures of museum artifacts, archaeolog...

Archaeological geophysics with free open source software - tpq

As many readers will know, since 2008 we’ve been working to enable archaeologists and their colleagues with a chance to do professional surveying on free ope...

COMMUNIA Conference "University and CyberSpace": I'm going

There is a great conference in Turin in 11 days: COMMUNIA Conference “University and CyberSpace”. The list of speakers is just amazing, if you would like to ...

A look at pollen data in the Old World

Since the 19th century, the study of archaeobotanical remains has been very important for combining “strict” archaeological knowledge with environmental data...

The flow of data

How is that citizens have no access to entire datasets that are used every day by thousands of people? Here is a draft of a possible explanation, simplistic ...

Developing a vocal language. Standing three miles apart.

Tonight I was walking along a country road near my house, almost in the dark. Despite the highway that runs at less than 500 meters from there, there was an ...

How Spatialite can be used easily within a Java class (and within a JAVA Application)

After several days of hard studying and hacking, I could discover how to use SPATIALITE from a Java class or less generically from a Java application. I sh...

Please sign to save the Italian Archaeological School at Athens

We're unfortunately getting used to this kind of announcements about cuts for research and education bodies. Let's not get used to culture as a minor, unesse...

Compiling gvSIG 2.0 with Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (& 9.10) (1st part)

CONFIGURE JAVA It needs having installed on your system a Sun Java 5 compatible compiler. You can install it parallel to the usual open-jdk, usually already ...

GSOC 2010: thoughts in freedom about development. Me & gvSIG.

It’s time to get into this new adventure and sailing towards new lands! I’ve been accepted as student for the Google Summer of Code 2010, and with me the IOS...

“Diritti d'autore e banche dati per i beni culturali”: video footage available

We have finally managed to put online the video footage of the seminar “Diritti d’autore e banche dati per i Beni Culturali” that we had last year in Genoa o...

ArcheoFOSS 2010: back from Foggia

ArcheoFOSS 2010, the 5th Italian workshop on “Free software, open source e open format nei processi di ricerca archeologica” took place in Foggia, 6 and May....

Now close to new Total Open Station release

We’re very pleased to announce that the new release of Total Open Station is almost ready. Within a few days we’re going to release the 0.2 version of the ap...

Going to CAA

Tomorrow in the early morning I’m leaving for Granada. CAA 2010 starts on Tuesday. I’m giving two talks, unfortunately both are in the same session so I hope...

Extracting value from Public Sector Information

Yesterday 26 March I was in Torino and I had a chance to follow some sessions of the EVPSI meeting, organized by the NEXA Center for Internet & Society, ...

The archaeology of open source software in archaeological research

In 2010, using and developing free and open source software for archaeological research is not interesting news: lots of us do that nowadays, and the quality...

Late Antique Archaeology 2010

These are some rough notes taken last week at Late Antique Archaeology conference 2010 about Local economies? Production & exchange of inland regions, th...

Alberto Ronchey 1926-2010

I just landed in Rome, and I’ve learned from the news that Alberto Ronchey passed away some days ago. He was ministry of Cultural Heritage during the 1990s w...

Open Data in Archaeology at the Open Knowledge Foundation blog

Today the Open Knowledge Foundation blog features an article written by myself introducing “Open data in archaeology”, the working group started a the OKF la...

ArcheoFOSS 2010: posticipata al 19 febbraio la scadenza per presentare abstract

Forward from the Scientific Committee: > [V]i comunico che la scadenza per la presentazione degli abstract è stata posticipata dal 30 gennaio al 19 febbra...

A sincere word of thanks to Peter Suber, and some quick tips for open access fans

I can’t remember exactly when I started following Open Access News, the most important source of news for everything open access, from literature to public s...

New radiocarbon calibration data, and of the importance of standards (and of software that follows them)

The last special issue of the Radiocarbon journal marked a big step forward in radiocarbon dating. The IntCal04 calibration curve was available for a period ...

Una via archeologica all'informatica

Marco Valenti from the University of Siena and his LIAAM (Laboratorio per l’Informatica Applicata all’Archeologia Medievale) recently published a new manual ...

OSGeo code sprints and hackmeetings during 2010

How many code sprints and hackmeetings are going to happen in the OSGeo world during this new year? The short answer is: a lot of them. If you are near one c...

Working Group on Open Data in Archaeology

A few days ago, thanks to Jonathan Gray of the Open Knowledge Foundation, a proposal for a Working Group on Open Data in Archaeology was drafted. There’s a w...

Technical guidelines for (archaeological) data - DAI

A few months ago, we found out through Antiquist that DAI (Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, i.e. the German Archaeological Institute) has published a set ...

2009

GIS and survey manual with gvSIG

Good news from Anna Hodginkson of Oxford Archaeology North via Antiquist: I would like to announce the release of the Survey and GIS manual produced at Oxfo...

Open source GIS: gvSIG OA Digital Edition 2010 Beta out now

Forward from Benjamin Ducke (OA Digital): Dear GIS users, a beta version of the imminent gvSIG OADE 2010 has just been released. This release is based on gv...

Extracting archaeological data with Python 3 - part 2

Samian Pottery data are available in various formats, namely XLS, SXC (OpenOffice.org 1.0 format) and TXT (tab-separated values in fact). There is no actual ...

First Python 3 program: extracting archaeological data

A few days ago I’ve started my first Python 3 program. It’s written from scratch using modules from Python’s standard library. I’m using the Debian package f...

CAA 2010 Full Papers deadline extended

From the CAA 2010 website:

Using R for statistical analysis of archaeological objects

The latest issue of “Archeologia e Calcolatori” has an interesting paper by Mike Baxter and Hilary Cool about the statistical analysis of some loomweights fr...

CAA UK 2010 - 2nd Call for Papers and Registration Now Open!

Through Antiquist: Please find below the Call for Papers for the 2010 CAA UK being hosted at UCL, London. We are still accepting abstracts and the deadline ...

Restart iosa.it, and PhD blogging

It’s been a long time now since my last update here. However this website, the IOSA project and its head (that is, me) are not dead at all. First of all, the...

Archaeology and Computing meetings: the "epic fail" year

Every year we try to go at least to one large archaeoinformatics meeting in Europe (other than our Italian workshop). It’s a neat way to meet new and old fri...

Open Source Dendrochronology? Not yet

The Aardvarchaeology blog run by Martin Rundkvist has an interesting and detailed article about one current major problem of dendrochronology, which he summa...

Diritti d'autore e banche dati per i beni culturali

Il giorno 7 maggio 2009 si è tenuto a Genova, presso l’aula magna della Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia, il seminario sul tema “Diritti d’autore e banche dati...

SIRIA project: Implementing web networks in the archaeological research

Last week I was in Milan for a workshop about the study of pottery from Gortyna, Crete, among all Italian universities working there (flyer and programme her...

pyArchInit: Python (and more) for Archaeology

Ten days ago Luca Mandolesi released his pyArchInit QGIS plugin. pyArchInit is a free/open source tool for the management of excavation data (compatible with...

Python in the Humanities? Archaeologists love snakes!

Titus Brown is looking for examples of how Python is used in the Humanities. Archaeologists love snakes! I have pointed out our experience with Python progra...

Low cost software ???

Start reading here http://www.iris.ba.cnr.it/Corso.html “Corso di formazione “Low cost software & Cultural Heritage” (12 maggio - 9 giugno)” organized by...

What have I done in the past 4 months?

The aficionados readers and users of iosa.it, if any, were probably asking themselves what was going on, given the substantial lack of updates here.

Spazio e Misura

Inoltro con grande piacere l’annuncio di Giancarlo: Cari Amici, scrivo solo per informarvi dell'uscita del volume "Spazio e Misura", pubblicato da Edizioni...

Software libero, processi aperti e ricerca archeologica 4 anni dopo

A quasi una settimana dalla conclusione del 4° workshop “Free software, open source e open formats nei processi di ricerca archeologica”, riesco finalmente a...

Open Source at the Lazaret

Looks like IOSA is not the only group of passionate archaeologists who develop free/open source software to fulfil their research needs and release their sou...

È disponibile il programma del 4° workshop

Il programma completo del “4° workshop italiano “Open source, free software e open formats nei processi di ricerca archeologica” è ora disponibile. Ricordia...

Back from Rome

I’m back in Siena, after 3 days spent in Rome (hosted by Elena). On Wednesday I went to the American Academy, even though I was missing an important piece o...

Ancient Mediterranean digital coastline

I am in the process of writing/building my dissertation, and dealing with pottery distribution maps and such things, I’ve just noticed that I miss something ...

Open Letter Concerning the Recent Firing of the University of Pennsylvania Museum Researchers

http://ancientworldbloggers.blogspot.com/2009/01/open-letter-concerning-recent-firing-of.html To: ARCHAEOLOGISTS AND THE CONCERNED COMMUNITY AT LARGE To wh...

a new home for Total Open Station

We have moved the development infrastructure of Total Open Station from Sharesource to Berlios. Berlios gives us more control on website and repositories adm...

2008

Recent News in Open Access Archaeology

Lots of archaeological news these days in Open Access News, the primary collector of Open Access related information and discussion. This is probably a direc...

"spearheads" dataset released into the public domain

It’s a great pleasure for me to announce that the “spearheads” dataset used in the “Digging Numbers” textbook by M. Fletcher and G. Lock has been released by...

Quantitative Archaeology Wiki: some recent fixes to the platform

The Quantitative Archaeology Wiki is perhaps one of the most important sub-projects of IOSA, and this explains for the continuous efforts made in enhancing t...

Statistical analysys of archaeometrical data should be done with R

Quote from the last page of the recent article On statistical approaches to the study of ceramic artefacts using geochemical and petrographic data by Baxter ...

Digital Heritage in the New Knowledge Environment - day 3

The third and last day of the conference saw me and Elisa enter the National Bank hall around 11 in the morning, just in time to hear the CIDOC CRM presentat...

Digital Heritage in the New Knowledge Environment - day 2

This is not as early as the previous report, but you can take it for good anyway. On Saturday November, 1st the second day of the conference saw an interest...

Digital Heritage in the New Knowledge Environment - day 1

It’s late night here in Athens but I still have some seconds to write a brief report about this first day of the International Conference. The venue is grea...

See you in Athens

Just a quick note before flying to Athens. I’ll be there with Elisa from tomorrow until November, 4th to attend the international conference “Digital Heritag...

Back from the field, where the roots of archaeology are

You might have noticed a lack of updates here at iosa.it, and the cause is simple: I was again on the field doing the second excavation campaign of this year.

New Translation feature for Quantitative Archaeology Wiki

Last week I took some time to add a new feature to the Quantitative Archaeology Wiki, namely the Translation plugin. This allows for easy translation of the ...

Interested in open science?

from the Science Commons Blog: If so, there’s a new discussion list you may want to join, brought to you by the good folks at the Open Knowledge Foundation....

Harris matrix with Graphviz: a draft application with Python

After 8 months of silence about this interesting topic, at last I’ve found some time to put online the small draft application I have been writing to demonst...

Nothing cool about cuil

Lots of rumors these days about the new hyper-tastic search engine named cuil. So after having read some bad reviews about it I decided to give it a spin us...

Antiquist, and other mailing lists

Just a few days ago, good news were published that the Antiquist community decided to open up its mailing list archives, making thus accesible to anyone mont...

Stereo is back (?)

It looks like the old Stereo photogrammetry software has been revamped recently. There’s a new page on Sourceforge: http://stereo.sourceforge.net/ But it lo...

Total Open Station's feedback

Iosa’s team is developing (already quoted some posts ago) the software called Total Open Station, for surveying and data recording from total stations. In th...

Gortina, GQB 2008

Tomorrow I'm leaving Italy. In 2 days I'll be in Gortina, Crete, for the 2008 campaign in the Byzantine Quarter at Gortina with the University of Siena and t...

Meta Photo Management --- OA and Iosa's team

One of the first results of the collaboration between Iosa’s team and Oxford Archaeology is available on https://launchpad.net/mpm . This is the test version...

Total Open Station on the OpenMoko FreeRunner

Joseph Reeves has showed us something that wasn't even planned when we started the Total Open Station project. He had our “helper” application running on the...

Ubuntu is the open source platform of choice for Oxford Archaeology

Oxford Archaeology (which I’ve visited last week by the way) is covered on the Ubuntu website as a successful case study for the migration of a whole company...

Il workshop di Padova: impressioni e riflessioni

Note for non-Italian readers: an English version is coming soon. Il 3° workshop “Free software, open source e open formats nei processi di ricerca archeolog...

Meeting "Copyright vs Community in the Age of Computer Networks" --Genoa's University, in Savona's campus(Italy)

On the 7th of May 2008, there will be a meeting with Richard Stallman, one of the Free Software’s main “philosophers”, in Savona’s Campus of the University o...

Mercurial Italian Tutorial

The Iosa’s team is proud to inform that we have just completed the Italian Tutorial of one of the most common and useful software we use in the development o...

ADS and adblocker

Today I was looking for a LRA1 link on the amphorae catalogue on the ADS website. I quickly found what I was looking for http://ads.ahds.ac.uk/catalogue/arch...

Archaeological code would have to be OPEN

There are lots of people assuming archaeological users are not an interesting market(and probably they’re right), in particular if they cannot access the mon...

Risorse on line per l’archeologia

iosa.it is cited in an interesting paper by Antonella D’Ascoli (JIIA) which was presented in 2006 as part of the project Biblioteche Digitali in Italia. Here...

Archaeological resarch is poor, why make it poorer?

I think that there’s only a couple of words more often approached to “Archaeology” than “pyramids”: don’t you know which they are? If I say “lack of funds”,...

Total Open Station

I started a new software project recently. The project is called Total Open Station. From the README:

Iosa's Team in Oxford

Thanks to a grant we’ve got and to the kindness of an archaeological enterprise’s manager, a person of Iosa’s team is finally go abroad, in England, and he’s...

There's life on the Planet!

Thanks to Tom Elliot, now we have two planets aggregators for a number of ancient world and digital archaeology blogs at http://planet.atlantides.org/ Tune y...

Do this when a journal accepts your paper

via publishing archaeology: This text is from: http://www.arl.org/sparc/author/addendum.html Your article has been accepted for publication in a journal...

Archaeological remote sensing with GRASS imagery modules

PerryGeo has an interesting post on his blog about using the GRASS i.* modules to find impervious surfaces. I have no experience in archaeological remote sen...

Photos from Genoa's Workshop May 2007

I’m very very happy to tell everybody, we have finally published the photos taken during Genoa’s workshop on May 2007. You can find them in the following rel...

Why free software is good

Some time ago I posted here the first of a series of tutorials about the use of Graphviz for producing an Harris matrix. The second part I'm writing is a bit...

Open Data Licensing: an OpenStreetMap point of view

The Opengeodata blog has an interesting post about choosing the right license for geodata produced by open data lovers like the OSM project is: http://www.op...

2007

Public Domain Dedication & Licence

The new Open Data Commons blog has published the first draft of the Public Domain Dedication and Licence. This license basically does what the Open Access Da...

Open Access Data in Archaeology: a brief roadmap

Following my previous post about the first draft of a Protocol for Implementing Open Access Data, which has been also discussed on some other archaeoblogs, I...

New Open Access journal of late antique culture

The Journal for Late Antique Religion and Culture is a new peer-reviewed OA journal from Cardiff University. The inaugural issue is now online. Can please l...

Comments now enabled

Our effort to keep iosa.it always updated and filled with useful content keeps us very busy. Some months ago, comments from non-registered users were disable...

Archaeoinformatics Survey: Current Conditions and Needs in the Field

Via Ancient World Bloggers:

Harris Matrix with Graphviz

On most excavations the large number of stratigraphic units and contexts makes it necessary to use some sort of representation of the relative chronological ...

A Protocol for Implementing Open Access Data

Some days ago, the Science Commons initiative published this first version of their memo (think of this like a sort of RFC) named “Protocol for Implementing ...

Archaeoinformatics Lectures

via Digging Digitally: The Archaeoinformatics Consortium is pleased to announce the participants in the 2007-2008 Virtual Lecture Series schedule. The Virtua...

New spatial analysis tutorial

Today I have added a new tutorial in the Spatial analysis section of the Quantitative Archaeology Wiki. Using GRASS, a simple method is shown for performing ...

Open Database Licence

From http://www.opencontentlawyer.com/: This licence covers copyright and database rights over databases. It doesn’t cover the rights over the contents of t...

The Open Archaeology Software Suite

Open Archaeology is an umbrella-project that will host a number of sub-projects. While functional at a component level these sub-projects are intended to int...

MeshLab

MeshLab is an open source, portable, and extendible system for the processing and editing of unstructured 3D triangular meshes. The system is aimed to help t...

Digital Archaeological Documentation Project

The main purpose of the Digital Archaeological Documentation Project is is to create a number of tutorials about the use of Free Software in archaeology, mai...

Heathrow T5 archaeology data released under Creative Commons

From PastThinking: Last week, Framework Archaeology launched an update to their Archaeology at Heathrow T5 website. The update includes an improved version ...

Open Access Archaeology is spreading

(through Open Access News and Jo Cook's blog): Wessex Archaeology have just announced that they will be using a Creative Commons license for the 600+ photos ...

v.count.points.sh

Last week I was looking at some slides from a lecture here at university. One slide caught my attention more than others, it was a map with some pie charts r...

Pleiades Project

Pleiades is an international research community, devoted to the study of ancient geography, organized by the Ancient World Mapping Center at the University o...

MAGIS Mediterranean Archaeology GIS

MAGIS is an inventory of regional archaeological survey projects in the greater Mediterranean region. The website features a spatial search engine, a databas...

Thematic list of websites for Open Source

This is a non-exhaustive list of links about free software and open source from the EpochNet website, that lists also iosa.it.

Some (random) thoughts after the workshop

After the 2nd edition of the Italian Workshop "Open Source, Free Software e Open Format nei processi di ricerca archeologica" [1], which was held in Genova o...

ImageMagick

ImageMagick® is a software suite to create, edit, and compose bitmap images. It can read, convert and write images in a variety of formats (about 100) includ...

Gutenkarte

Gutenkarte is a geographic text browser, intended to help readers explore the spatial component of classic works of literature. Gutenkarte downloads public d...

Compiling Stereo Photogrammetry Software

Stereo is an old free photogrammetry software, that was developed in 1997 by Paul Sheer during his PhD. At the moment it's one of the few free software progr...

ARQUEOLOGÍA: Tecnica y Tecnología

These pages on the website of prof. Juan A. Barceló deal in detail with some of the hot topics in archaeological computing, like Artificial Intelligence and...

Photogrammetry and 3D Archaeology

Yesterday we had a lecture by Fabio Remondino from ETHZ on Photogrammetry and 3D in Archaeology. It has been very interesting, despite the hot temperature in...

Statistical Computing with R: a tutorial

This tutorial covers the basics of the R environment for the Windows platform with figures that help the R newbie. 

R Spatial Projects

This collection of web pages is intended to be a guide to some of the resources for the analysis of spatial data using R, and other associated software. Anot...

The Bricks Community

The BRICKS Project – Building Resources for Integrated Cultural Knowledge Services – researches and implements advanced open source software solutions for th...

QGIS 0.8 released

The QGIS development team released version 0.8 ('Titan') on December 29th. At present this is primarily a source release for those that want to build QGIS. P...

2006

GRASS GIS 6.2.0 released 31 Oct 2006

We are happy to announce that a new stable version of GRASS GIS has been released today. This release adds hundreds of new features, support for the latest G...

GRASS WIKI

GRASS is a Geographic Information System (GIS) used for geospatial data management and analysis, image processing, graphics/maps production, spatial modeling...

VisIt Visualization Tool

VisIt is a free interactive parallel visualization and graphical analysis tool for viewing scientific data on Unix and PC platforms. Users can quickly genera...

Generic Mapping Tools

GMT is an open source collection of ~60 tools for manipulating geographic and Cartesian data sets (including filtering, trend fitting, gridding, projecting, ...

AG CAA · Study group Computer-Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology

The aims of the AG CAA study group’s meetings: * to foster communication between archaeologists using quantitative methods or computer based methods of anal...

ANS Digital Publications Project

The American Numismatic Society is developing an infrastructure for the digital publication of numismatic catalogs, exhibitions, articles, and other material...

surfit

surfit is a computer program which enables to calculate regular grid from various data (scattered points, curves, surfaces, etc), conditions and inequalities...

OpenJUMP

OpenJUMP is an open source GIS software written in Java. It is based on JUMP GIS by Vivid Solutions. http://openjump.org/wiki/show/HomePage

SNNSraster Manager

SNNSraster is a utility for quick ANN analysis of raster GIS maps with the use of Stuttgart Neural Network Simulator trained network files. It was developed ...

Repast Agent Simulation Toolkit

The Recursive Porous Agent Simulation Toolkit (Repast) is one of several agent modeling toolkits that are available. Repast borrows many concepts from the Sw...

SIMILE Project

SIMILE is a joint project conducted by the W3C, MIT Libraries, and MIT CSAIL. SIMILE seeks to enhance inter-operability among digital assets, schemata/vocabu...

GRASS GIS 6.1.0 released 11 August 2006

The GRASS Development Team announces: GRASS GIS 6.1.0 released 11 August 2006 A new technology preview version of GRASS GIS is being released today in prep...

Open Access News

Sayonara, Dyabola, says the latest stoa.org news entry.

Open Archaeology Prize

The Alexandria Archive Institute (AAI), a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and developing open resources of world cultural heritage, has just an...

MapWindow GIS

The MapWindow application is a ready-to-use spatial data viewer, and a tool that can be modified into a new custom application. Customization is done by edit...

STARS - Space-Time Analysis of Regional Systems

What is STARS ? - Space-Time Analysis of Regional Systems (STARS) is an open source package designed for the analysis of areal data measured over time. STARS...

IOSA on Newsforge

Some days ago Newsforge published an article by Marco Fioretti entitled Uncovering FOSS in archaeology, which deals quite specifically with a great number of...

JOONE - Java Object Oriented Neural Engine

Joone is a FREE Neural Network framework to create, train and test artificial neural networks. The aim is to create a powerful environment both for enthusias...

(late) report from Grosseto workshop

This is a late and very personal report about the workshop we had in Grosseto on May, 8th.

from parachutist to truffle hunter

My question to the forum community is related to the need to back to the earth. I was very well impressioned by Grosseto’s workshop, but, in the same time, a...

EpiDoc

EpiDoc represents a growing, global collaboration of humanists and information technologists (a.k.a., the “EpiDoc Community”) whose joint aim is the ...

Transferring of cultural heritage with new technology: modelling buildings with Inkscape and Blender

Lurking on BlenderNation I found today this good tutorial that can be useful for a simple approach to the study of ancient architectures, using two of our fa...

IDA

Ida is an open-source documentation tool especially designed for culture historical use that is being developed in 3D-bridge project. It is not an image data...

3D Bridge Open Source Software: Open source applications in Seminaarinmäki project

This site presents the open source tools used and developed for visualisation of culture heritage. The flow starts with IDA which is a documentation tool. Wi...

JIIA Eprints Repository

The new EPrints repository http://eprints.jiia.it/ linked to JIIA & ADR, is now available. In a few weeks the old MyOPIA repository will be discarded and...

UNESCO Free and Open Source Portal

The UNESCO Free Software Portal gives access to documents and websites which are references for the Free Software/Open Source Technology movement. It is also...

Museo&Web

Produced by the EU MINERVA project, this is a CMS built specifically for small/medium museums. It’s prototype that is fully compliant with XHTML, CSS and WAI...

GGobi

GGobi is an open source visualization program for exploring high-dimensional data. It provides highly dynamic and interactive graphics such as tours, as well...

OrbisCAD

Led and developed by the community, OrbisCAD pursues two basic objectives: <ul><li>building a powerful and reliable project which can fully handl...

gpsd

gpsd is a service daemon that monitors one or more GPSes attached to a host computer through serial or USB ports, making all data on the location/course/velo...

GPSBabel

GPSBabel converts waypoints, tracks, and routes from one format to another, whether that format is a common mapping format like Delorme, Streets and Trips, o...

ProCAD

ProCAD is a Python script for Blender that makes it easy to use Blender as a 3D CAD tool. It’s still in early stage of development, but it has many nice feat...

VIPS Image Processing Library

VIPS is an image processing system designed with efficiency in mind. It is good with large images (images larger than the amount of RAM in your machine), and...

VTerrain Project

The goal of VTP is to foster the creation of tools for easily constructing any part of the real world in interactive, 3D digital form. This goal will requir...

FastiOnline

The site is a web-based GIS database that will contain a basic record sheet for each site excavated by AIAC for any period in a given year with, at the discr...

Archaeophysical tools

On this site, the authors, a team of one archaeologist, two physicists, one mathematician and one computer scientist, hope to start a meeting point for softw...

Visualization Toolkit

The Visualization ToolKit (VTK) is an open source, freely available software system for 3D computer graphics, image processing, and visualization used by tho...

Paraview

ParaView is an application designed with the need to visualize large data sets in mind. The goals of the ParaView project include the following: Develop an o...

p.mapper

p.mapper is a MapServer PHP/MapScript Framework, based on UMN MapServer and PHP/MapScript by DM Solutions. The p.mapper framework is intended to offer broad...

Open Source Geospatial Foundation

The Open Source Geospatial Foundation has been created to support and build the highest-quality open source geospatial software. The foundation’s goal is to ...

geomatics workbooks & archaeology

One notable thing I forgot to mention lately is the following: At this URI http://geomatica.como.polimi.it/workbooks/n5/list.php you can find an abstract and...

Workshop "Open Source, Free Software e Open Formats nei processi di ricerca archeologica"

This workshop aims at putting together all archaeologists (actually, just from Italy) that would like to discuss about the adoption, use and development of O...

new year, everything is just the same

Well, seems like 2006 started and 2005 got archived. :) The iosa.it site is alive and well, with the usual updates and links to useful stuff that one finds h...

2005

Blender 2.40

Blender has had another long development cycle resulting in a release packed with rewrites, new features and improvements. The major additions this release a...

ArcheOS 1.0 "Akhenaton" is out!

ArcheOS 1.0 “Akhenaton” is the first live bootable CD built with archaeology in mind. Version 1.0 is out now, thanks to the effort of the Arc-Team.

X3D in archeology presentation at the Indo-U.S. Science & Technology Forum

The Indo-U.S. Science & Technology Forum on Digital Archaeology was held at Mussoorie, India on November 11-13, 2005. Among technology issues discussed a...

GIS and Remote Sensing for Archaeology: Burgundy, France

For over twenty years research has been conducted in the applications of remote sensing and GIS in the Burgundy region of France. This long term research pro...

MapServer Foundation

The MapServer Foundation has been created to support and build the highest-quality open source geospatial software. The foundation’s goal is to encourage the...

Appia Antica Project

The project Archaeological Park of ancient via Appia. From the field to Virtual Reality applications regards activities, technologies and digital solutions c...

QGPS

QGPS is a small GPS status program that is designed to work with a NMEA-compliant GPS device that outputs the GGA, GSA, GSV, and RMC strings. Aside from disp...

gvSIG

gvSIG is a tool oriented to manage geographic information. It is characterized by a user-friendly interface, with a quick access to the most usual raster and...

OpenDX

Data Explorer is a powerful system of tools and user interfaces for visualizing data. It is an open source project based on IBM’s Visualization Data Explorer...

Mark Lake home page

Mark Lake is a lecturer at Institute of Archaeology, University College London. His interests are mainly in the field of quantitative methods, mostly focused...

David Redhouse: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) on OpenBSD

These are David Redhouse’s notes on getting various GIS tools to work on OpenBSD. David Redhouse is a Computer Officer in the Department of Archaeology at th...

ASIAA lab

The ASIAA lab is a research unit within the CCGBA: Bachelor Degree in Archaeology at the University of Siena at Grosseto. The Laboratory was established in 2...

Archaeocommons

Recently I asked the Science Commons staff about similar initiatives in the archaeology-related field of studies and publishing.

Massimo Tonon Architetto

This is the personal web page of a design architect (in italian, sorry) and deals with some topics of architectural drawing that are of interest for archaeol...

Archäoinformatik - Benjamin Ducke

Info page of young German researcher Benjamin Ducke at University of Kiel (in german, sorry). Here you can find some useful extensions for the GRASS, among t...

QGis 0.7.3 released with binaries

The last release of QuantumGIS is 0.7.3, which features just bugfixes and enhancements of previous 0.7.0, but now there are also binaries for Linux (Debian a...

back to the web

The site should now work. In the past days our host has had some problems, but now they should be all fixed. We continue working on the website everyday. Wel...

10 days till the end

October 19th my bachelor thesis MUST be ready..

Irrlicht Engine

The Irrlicht Engine is an open source high performance realtime 3D engine written and usable in C++ and also available for .NET languages. It is completely c...

WW2D

WW2D is cross-platform, free and open-source version of NASA World Wind software, see http://worldwind.arc.nasa.gov for details. WW2Dallows you to explore Ea...

SAGA GIS

SAGA – System for Automated Geoscientific Analyses- is a hybrid GIS software. The first objective of SAGA is to give (geo-)scientists an effective but easy ...

autumn news

Comes a day when it's time to give some piece of news about what we're doing, and today it is. We're writing down a brief tutorial on Walldrawer, a free phot...

GRASS GIS 6.0.1 released

A bugfix release of GRASS GIS has been published. For more information: http://grass.itc.it/announces/announce_grass601.html.

The STOA Consortium

The STOA Consortium is a blog-based web portal whose goal is “Serving news, projects, and links for digital classicists everywhere” as said in their mission ...

QGIS 0.7 Released

Version 0.7.0 of QGIS has been released. It features a lot of changes since 0.6, including a raster georeference plugin for creating world files, a highly-cu...

Open Access News

The Open Access News Blog, mantained by Peter Suber. is a primary resource about the Open Access movement, updated every day with lots of news from all over ...

MapTools.org

MapTools.org is a resource for users and developers in the open source mapping community, and a home to many open source projects. The projects that are host...

Science Commons

Science depends upon the ability to observe, learn from, and test the work of others. Without effective access to data, materials and publications, the scien...

e-foto

This work aims to develop an educational digital photogrammetric workstation, using a high-level programming language. The concept of an educational digital ...

SIOX

SIOX stands for Simple Interactive Object Extraction and is a solution for extracting foreground from still images with little user interaction. The underlyi...

happydigger 2.0 released (Default branch)

Version 2.0 of Happydigger has been released. All URLs and other useful information can be found at http://www.xs4all.nl/~pa4tu/happydigger/happydigger.html ...

blogAPI

just discovered the BlogAPI feature in Drupal, quite cool! i’m updating everyday the site with more and more links, tutorials, and I’m currently writing an a...

YafRay

YafRay is a powerful raytracer, under the LGPL license. It enables you to create fantastic images and animations of a photorealistic quality.

the Piovra

Piovra 1.2 is a python scripts set that allow you to distribuite a rendering process on a local network. It can be used from a shell or a GUI, and it is poss...

OpenEXR

OpenEXR is a high dynamic-range (HDR) image file format developed by Industrial Light & Magic for use in computer imaging applications. OpenEXR is used ...

Open Source Geospatial '05 Conference: GRASS 6 workshop material

Workshop material by Markus Neteler on http://mpa.itc.it/markus/osg05/ , A tutorial (both in english and spanish) and the slides are available for download, ...

Blender and Yafray as an Integrated External Renderer

Yafray integration is one of the best features added to Blender. The current release of Blender 2.35 has a very neat integration with Yafray from within Blen...

Aqsis

Aqsis is a high quality, photorealistic, 3D rendering solution. It complies with the Renderman® interface standard defined by Pixar. Aqsis comprises a comma...

A Short Preview On Modeling With K-3D

In this article from the latest issue of GnomeJournal, Claus Schwarm takes a look at the history and the current development version of K-3D, a tool for 3D m...

Veusz - A Scientific Plotting Package

Veusz is a scientific plotting package written in Python. It uses PyQt (Wiki) and Numarray. Veusz is designed to produce publication-ready Postscript output....

R tutorial (italiano)

Italian set of downloadable and online tutorials on R, the “GNU S” application for statistical computing. Quite outdated but still very useful, the language ...

ImageJ

ImageJ is a public domain Java image processing program inspired by NIH Image for the Macintosh. It runs, either as an online applet or as a downloadable app...

Tutorial "R"

I’ll like point out an interesting italian tutorial about “R”. This document it’s avaible at URL: http://venus.unive.it/statcomp/r/apertura.html.

Image J

I’ll like point out an software that I use in the dendrochronology’s laboratory of I.S.Cu.M.. The measure of the rings that we make on the photograph of some...

B@rt's Blender Tutorials

These tutorials deal with some of the most important functions in Blender, like mesh editing, skinning tools, animated textures, object extrusion, procedural...

Blender Tutorials

This is the official Blender Tutorial archive. Noteworthy are the Video Tutorials (in english) that will guide you through your learning of this powerful ope...

DigiCULT

Digital Culture (DigiCULT) is an IST Support Measure (IST-2001-34898) to establish a regular technology watch for cultural and scientific heritage over the p...

white_dune

white_dune is a graphical VRML97 editor, simple NURBS/Superformula 3D modeller and animation tool. VRML97 (Virtual Reality Modeling Language) is the ISO stan...

K-3D

K-3D is the free-as-in-freedom 3D modeling, animation, and rendering system for GNU / Linux, Posix, and Win32 operating systems. K-3D features a robust, obje...

BRL CAD

BRL-CAD is a powerful constructive solid geometry solid modeling system that includes an interactive geometry editor, ray-tracing support for rendering and g...

Archaeological Computing Newsletter

This newsletter has been in production in paper form since 1985. In this time it has been widely recognised within its field as an important reference source...

GRASS Tutorial for MacOSX users

This complete tutorial (28 pages - 2.9 MB PDF) written by Lorenzo Moretti deals with the first steps in the usage of GRASS 6, with its powerful GIS Manager a...

updating!

I’m currently updating the site to the new version of Drupal, so sorry for any problem, it should be fixed in a few days, and I hope it will be better, too. ...

Some news...

Some news from the IOSA team. I’ve been quite far from civilization in the last 30 days since I’ve been in Crete doing archaeological research (of course) wi...

OpenOffice 2.0 and the Databases

An new, good guide to the databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL and other) with OpenOffice 2.0. Some problem with the language: it’s only translate in italian! Someon...

NRDB

NRDB is a free database (Licence GPL) and mapping application for developing and distributing environmental databases. Its aim is to provide people in develo...

Blender Conference 2005

The Blender Foundation is pleased to announce that the Blender Conference 2005 will be taking place at De Waag in Amsterdam, the Netherlands from October 14-...

Open 3D Visualization Toolkit

On this site you will find areas to learn more about visualization approaches, free software, a gallery of images created by the Science Museum of Minnesota ...

Arc-Team

The Arc-Team website is online. You should give a look at it because there are lots of documents about the use of open source software in archaeology, in Eng...

Open Speleo

A site about the open speleo. An new resource for the knowledge. More information at URL: http://www.ribaldone.altervista.org/grotte/index.php.

Blender 2.37 released

Just released; a version with over 5 months of development on new features and fixes. The most noteworthy additions are the Soft Body system, the new increme...

KPovModeler

KPovModeler is a modeling and composition program for creating POV-Ray(TM) scenes. It is based on the KDE graphic libraries.and of course there’s only a GNU/...

First italian conference of OpenOffice.org

Milan 20, May 2005: at Sun Microsystem (Viale Fulvio Testi, 327), will be deliver a lecture on OpenOffice. Will be the first italian conference on OpenOffice...

DBDesigner

DBDesigner 4 is a visual database design system that integrates database design, modeling, creation and maintenance into a single, seamless environment. It c...

Blender Conference, Turin, Italy

It seems to me I’m always late… I missed another important piece of news. On May, 3rd, at the Architecture University of Turin, Italy, a Blender Conference w...

CAA 2005 Conference

Shame on me, I didn’t notice this important meeting! The CAA 2005 Conference was held in Tomar (Portugal) 21-24 March 2005. The home page can be found on htt...

GRASS Development - QGis modules

It is very easy to add new QGIS-GRASS modules and it would be nice to have as many modules as possible in the coming 0.7 release. Radim would like to invite ...

JIIA & ADR

The “Journal of Intercultural and Interdisciplinary Archaeology” (Acronym: JIIA) is an online serial publication on archaeology, antiquity sciences and archa...

GIS Knoppix

GIS-Knoppix is a bootable Linux CD with pre-installed GIS software. It is based on Knoppix. It can be very useful for classes without a working Linux install...

Web 3D Consortium for X3D Standard

Web3D is to 3D what W3C is to the Web. The X3D ISO standard defines a runtime system and delivery mechanism for real time 3D content and applications runnin...

PostGIS 1.0.0 Released!!!

After a long series of release candidates, the much anticipated 1.0.0 version of PostGIS has been released. The 1.0.0 version includes substantial changes ov...

Thuban

Thuban is an Interactive Geographic Data Viewer with the following features: Vector Data Support: Shapefile, PostGIS Layer Raster Data Support: GeoTIFF Lay...

R version 2.1.0 released on 2005-04-18

The new version has a bunch of new features, enhancements and more. They are so much I can’t even think of posting them all here. A complete list of all chan...

JGrass

JGrass is a free java based GIS being developed to bring Grass up-to-date as it were, and facilitate its use among a larger number of GIS professionals using...

GPSMan

GPS Manager (GPSMan) is a graphical manager of GPS data that makes possible the preparation, inspection and edition of GPS data in a friendly environment. GP...

SIDORA project

Sidora, Open Source Software for Archaeology, presents an Archaeological Information System made for archaeological recording. This brand new website can be...

Open Access Archaeology

A very interesting article (in italian) about Open Access Archaeology, featuring lots of links to useful websites. Read this article on www.jiia.it”.

ubuntu

no updates here since years… what’s going on? in the last few days I just spent hours configuring my brand new UbuntuLinux at home! tomorrow we’re going to s...

SQLite 3.2.0

2005-Mar-21 - Version 3.2.0 is out. The primary purpose for version 3.2.0 is to add support for ALTER TABLE ADD COLUMN. Version 3.2.0 also fixes an obscure ...

happydigger 1.2 released

Happydigger is a program which can be used for cataloging archaeological finds. It is intended both for semi-professional use and by amateurs (e.g. metal det...

Wings 3D

Wings 3D is a subdivision modeler inspired by Nendo and Mirai from Izware. It is possible to assign materials, vertex color, UV coordinates and textures, bu...

Varkon

It is a free (licensed under the GNU GPL) CAD system and high level development tool for engineering, Computer Aided Design and Product Modeling application...

Panorama Tools

Panorama Tools is a free program which can be used to generate, edit and transform many kinds of panoramic images. Its main functionalities are…

JPatch

JPatch is a spline based 3D modeling tool (a patch modeler). It can be used to create 3D models for POV-Ray or RenderMan® compatible renderers (e.g. Aqsis).

LibreGIS

Media Innovation Unit organizes a course on geographical information systems (GIS) using exclusively free software, with particular reference to GRASS. the l...

SQLite 3.1.5

11 Mar 2005 Version 3.1.4 and 3.1.5 Released Version 3.1.4 fixes a critical bug that could cause database corruption if the autovacuum mode of version 3.1.0...

OASIS

OASIS (Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards) is a not-for-profit, international consortium that drives the development, conve...

GRASS GIS 6.0.0 released 10 March 2005

After more than two years of development the first official release of the next generation implementation of GRASS has been published.

SQLite 3.1.3

19 Feb. 2005: is out the new version of SQLite. SQLite is a small C library that implements a self-contained, embeddable, zero-configuration SQL database eng...

3,2,1...

yesterday we worked the whole day and set up four computers. now there’s only one left to configure and the hardware part is done. we’re doing some trashware...

uDig

User-friendly Desktop Internet GIS. UDIG is an open source spatial data viewer/editor, with special emphasis on the OpenGIS standards for internet GIS, the W...

EPOCH

EPOCH is a network of about a hundred European cultural institutions joining their efforts to improve the quality and effectiveness of the use of Information...

CAA UK Chapter

The CAA UK chapter is intended as a forum for national research in the area of archaeological computing and quantitative methods. The chapter meeting aims to...

Virtual Lightbox for Museums and Archives

The Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology at the University of Reading is developing a Virtual Lightbox for Museums and Archives (VLMA), an RDF-driven visual colle...

OpenSceneGraph

The OpenSceneGraph is an OpenSource, cross platform graphics toolkit for the development of high peformance graphics applications such as flight simulators, ...

spread IOSA!

well today I switched the site’s theme to spreadfirefox, a nice and tableless, XHTML Strict compliant, PHP template. it looks fine tough it’s still a beta ve...

PostGIS 1.0 Support for QGis 0.6

The PostGIS 1.0 release candidates do not work with QGIS 0.6. A patch is available for those that want to use PostGIS 1.0 and build QGIS from source. You can...

PostGIS 1.0.0

The third (and hopefully final) release candidate is now available, with bug fixes from RC2. Issues with Mapserver and other third-party software connectivit...

Open Source GIS

This site represents an attempt to build a complete index of Open Source / Free GIS related software projects. The effort has some way to go, especially for ...

Weka

Weka is a collection of machine learning algorithms for data mining tasks. The algorithms can either be applied directly to a dataset or called from your own...

Stereo-GRASS interaction and DEM creation tutorial

Stereo is an accurate 3d measurement software for large (gray-scale tiff / targa) stereo images, in order to produce CAD drawings, comparable with Photomodel...

Scilab

Scilab is a scientific software package for numerical computations providing a powerful open computing environment for engineering and scientific application...

Scanalyze

Scanalyze is an application for viewing, editing, aligning, and merging Laserscanner data. It has been developed and continuously improved from the Computer ...

SalStat

SalStat is an application design for the analysis of scientific data. It can perform a range of tests already, from descriptive statistics through to analysi...

GPSDrive

GpsDrive is a car (bike, ship, plane) navigation system. GpsDrive displays your position provided from your NMEA capable GPS receiver on a zoomable map, the ...

chapter two

well next monday my lessons restart… they’re the last lessons for my 3-years degree (or what else it is..). so i’m also starting to work on my thesis, which ...

Linux? yes...

passed greek 25/30. not so good, but it’s gone and that’s what counts. yesterday I went to a local Linux User Group, it was the first time for me. they were ...

Archaeology and GIS--The Linux Way

A LinuxJournal article by R. Kludt and Markus Neteler A description of an archaeology project making use of the freely available geographic information syst...

PostgreSQL 8.0

What’s New in 8.0 Win32 Native Server This is the first PostgreSQL release to natively run on Microsoft Windows as a server. It can run as a Windows service...

PostGIS

PostGIS adds support for geographic objects to the PostgreSQL object-relational database. In effect, PostGIS "spatially enables" the PostgreSQL se...

Free software and research

this presentation by Francesco Potortì explains very well why free software is a natural choice in a research environment.

openformats.org

openformats.org is a collaborative documentation project on the definition and use of open formats and public standards, and related technical, economical an...

SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics)

SVG is a language for describing two-dimensional graphics and graphical applications in XML. SVG 1.1 is a W3C Recommendation and forms the core of the curren...

PNG (Portable Network Graphics)

PNG is an extensible file format for the lossless, portable, well-compressed storage of raster images. PNG provides a patent-free replacement for GIF and can...

Open Geospatial Consortium

The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC) is a non-profit, international, voluntary consensus standards organization that is leading the development of stan...

Inkscape

Inkscape is an open source SVG editor with capabilities similar to Illustrator, CorelDraw, Visio, etc. Supported SVG features include basic shapes, paths, te...

UNESCO OpenIDAMS

The objective of the Free Open Source IDAMS (OpenIDAMS) project is to produce, keep up-to-date and disseminate a free open source software package for data m...

OpenScience

The OpenScience project is dedicated to writing and releasing free and Open Source scientific software. It’s a group of scientists, mathematicians and engin...

Walldrawer

Walldrawer - an easy alternative to on-site wall drawing for archaeology. This software aims at putting together the tools needed to produce scaled, rectifie...

Open Source applications in archaeology

This is a presentation by A. Bezzi, et al for CAA 2004 (PDF - 4.6 Mb). It describes very well how to perform every single step of archaeological research usi...

GDF Hannover

GDF Hannover (Gesellschaft für Datenanalyse und Fernerkundung) offers solutions for spatial data analysis and remote sensing. As an innovative and competent ...

Free Software Foundation

The GNU Project was launched in 1984 to develop a complete UNIX style operating system which is free software: the GNU system. (GNU is a recursive acronym fo...

POV-Ray

The Persistence of Vision Raytracer is a high-quality, totally free tool for creating stunning three-dimensional graphics. It is available in official versio...

QuantumGIS

Quantum GIS (QGIS) is a Geographic Information System (GIS) built for Linux/Unix, that works also on Windows and MacOS X. QGIS supports vector, raster, and d...

QCad

QCad is an application for computer aided drafting in two dimensions. With QCad you can create technical drawings such as plans for buildings, interiors or m...

gstat

Gstat is an open source (GPL) computer code for multivariable geostatistical modelling, prediction and simulation, and has been around from 1997. In the orig...

PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL is a highly-scalable, SQL compliant, open source object-relational database management system. With more than 15 years of development history, it ...

MySQL

MySQL has become the most popular open source database and the fastest growing database in the industry. This is based on its dedication to providing a less ...

going on

yesterday I passed my Anthropology exam, this means I’m 50% for this winter session. Just completed the italian version of the abstract for OSS2005.

Firebird Database

Firebird is a relational database offering many ANSI SQL-92 features that runs on Linux, Windows, and a variety of Unix platforms. Firebird offers excellent ...

site is almost done

The new site is almost up, everything seems to be ok. Now I’m trying to collect a good number of weblinks, and obviously USERS! I’m also working on the abstr...

UMN MapServer

MapServer is an OpenSource development environment for constructing spatially enabled Internet-web applications. The software builds upon other popular OpenS...

The GIMP

The GNU Image Manipulation Program is a powerful, full-featured open source tool for image editing and processing.

RemoteSensing.org

This site hosts and supports various open source software projects related to remote sensing, GIS, mapping and advanced image processing.

R Project

R is “GNU S”, a freely available language and environment for statistical computing and graphics which provides a wide variety of statistical and graphical t...

Plot Digitizer

Plot Digitizer is a Java program used to digitize scanned plots of functional data. Often data is found presented in reports and references as functional X-Y...

ODBC SQLite

Driver ODBC (open source) for SQLite database.

Happydigger

Even metal detector users are running open source software! So why archaeologists should stay behind?Happydigger is a program which can be used for catalogin...

GRASS

GRASS GIS (Geographic Resources Analysis Support System) is an open source, Free Software Geographical Information System (GIS) with raster, topological vect...

CAA - Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology

CAA is an international organisation bringing together archaeologists, mathematics and computer scientists. Its aims are to encourage communication between t...

C. Michael Barton Home Page

Home page of C. Michael Burton, Professor & Curator of Archaeology/Ethnology. Here you can find some information on the use of GRASS GIS in archaeology.

Blender 3D

Blender is the first and only fully integrated 3D graphics creation suite allowing modeling, animation, rendering, post-production, realtime interactive 3D a...

Archeologia e Calcolatori

This journal was set up with the idea of publishing in an organic and systematical way the results of computerised research carried out in the field of histo...