National Center for Research and Preservation of Cultural Properties, Taiwan Graduate Institute of Architecture, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
The International Conference on Digital Applications in Cultural Heritage 2007 (DACH 2007) brings together researchers and experts from academia, field work, arts, industry and government, who work on different aspects of preservation and research of cultural heritage but all use digital technology as
their tool and media. The goal of this conference is to serve as a platform for all participants to share and exchange knowledge, experiences, and expertise in this particular field that preserve precious heritage and explore potential properties by means of digital technology. English will be the official language of the conference.
The conference proceedings will be published by Springer Publishing, The Netherlands or ArchiData Publishing, Taiwan.
CALL FOR PAPERS
Although a wide range of related fields are involved in the research and application of digital technology and cultural h eritage, the conference will focus on the practice-oriented research and applications of cultural heritage using various digital technologies. Specific topics include (but not limited to) the following aspects of cultural heritage:
- 3D and Scene Modeling
- 3D Data Capturing and Processing
- Application of 3D Simulation and Animation
- Archaeological and Architectural Heritage Conservation
- Cultural Informatics and Tourism
- Data Acquisition Technologies and applications focusing on Photogrammetry and Laser scanning
- Development and Integration of Close-Range Vision Techniques
- Documentation and Monitoring of Cultural Heritage
- e-Libraries and Virtual Museums
- GIS and Spatial Information System
- Human Computer Interaction Design
- Innovative Graphics Applications and Techniques
- Interactive Environments and Applications
- Internet-based Cultural Heritage Applications
- Multimedia, Data Management and Archiving of Digital Information
- Reproduction Techniques and Rapid Prototyping
- Standards and Documentation
- Tools for Education and Learning
- Visualization, Animation and VR Techniques
- VR in Heritage Construction/Reconstruction
DACH 2007 seeks papers that reflect the full breadth and scope of the listed topics and related areas. Authors should write for the broader audience of cultural heritage and make clear how their work contributes to the whole. Submission of papers involves a two-stage process: In the first stage, interested participants should submit only an abstract of the proposed study. In the second stage, authors who receive the notification of abstract acceptance should submit a full paper. Abstracts are reviewed on the basis of originality and significance of the contribution to the field. Abstracts and papers submitted should not have been published previously in other conferences, journals, or magazines.
Authors should submit an abstract of the paper within 300-500 words by July 21, 2006. The abstract submission will be handled electronically via an online submission system. Notification of abstract acceptance will be sent out around August 7, 2006 with a guideline to prepare the full paper (a template will be provided). Camera-ready full papers should be submitted no later than September 21, 2006. Authors of accepted papers must register to the conference in order for papers to appear in the conference proceedings.
More information: www.arch.nctu.edu.tw/dach2007