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2018 IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON
Metrology for Archaeology and Cultural Heritage
CASSINO, UNIVERSITY CAMPUS, ITALY | 22-24 OCTOBER 2018
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2018 IEEE International Conference on
Metrology for Archaeology and Cultural Heritage
Cassino, University Campus, Italy

WHEN

October 22 - 24, 2018

WHERE

Cassino, University Campus

CALL FOR PAPERS

4th International Conference on

Metrology for Archaeology and Cultural Heritage

October 22-24, 2018, Cassino, University Campus, Italy

The word metrology has a long tradition, deriving from the Greek word for measure. The knowledge about anything is complete only when it can be expressed in numbers and something is known about it. Measurements play a fundamental role in every field of investigation and present day scientific and technological progress has resulted from progress in the field of measurements.
Metrology, the science of measurements, includes all aspects both theoretical and practical with reference to measurements, whatever their uncertainty, and in whatever fields of science or technology they occur. Consequently the field of valorisation, characterisation and preservation of Cultural Heritage too is deeply related to the metrological issues for the collection, interpretation and validation of data collected with the different analytical, physical-chemical, mechanical techniques, digital technologies, new ICT tools, etc…
Measurements deriving from the large number of analytical methodologies and tools, molecular and elemental spectroscopic techniques, chemometrics, chemical reactivity and modeling, etc., nowadays available are of interest for the conference. Data on the impacts of natural and anthropogenic environmental stressors, the decaying pathways of the different materials in the surrounding environment, the development of new remediation processes as cleaning, consolidation, rehabilitation, etc., based on the chemical knowledge can be considered.


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The European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018

The year will see a series of initiatives and events across Europe to enable people to become closer to and more involved with their cultural heritage. Cultural heritage shapes our identities and everyday lives. It surrounds us in Europe's towns and cities, natural landscapes and archaeological sites. It is not only found in literature, art and objects, but also in the crafts we learn from our ancestors, the stories we tell to our children, the food we enjoy in company and the films we watch and recognise ourselves in.

MetroArchaeo 2018 has been organized in the framework of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018.
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#EuropeForCulture / #SharingHeritage / #Patrimonio2018 / #PatrimonioItalia



Call for Papers

MetroArchaeo brings together researchers and operators in the enhancement, characterization and preservation of archaeological and cultural heritage with the main objective of discussing production, interpretation and reliability of measurements and data.
The conference is conceived to foster exchanges of ideas and information, create collaborative networks and update innovations on “measurements” suitable for cultural heritage for archaeologists, conservators and scientists.
Summarizing, METROARCHAEO2018 is designed to profit of a multidisciplinary approach to give to the Cultural heritage community, from archaeologists to historians, conservators, engineers, material scientists, etc… a complete picture of the measurements utilizations and data treatments with the ultimate goal of increasing knowledge on the characterization and safeguard of archaeological and historic heritage, generally addressed in sectorial conferences.

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Accepted papers will be published in the proceedings of the Workshop and the proceedings will be submitted for indexing in the IEEE Xplore Digital Library.
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Conference Topics

Announcements & Initiatives

  • Methodologies and measurements for diagnostics and conservation;
  • Geomatics for Cultural Heritage research and management;
  • Non-destructive techniques for archaeological diagnostics;
  • 3D recording and modelling for Cultural Heritage;
  • Metrology in landscape archaeology;
  • Metrological approaches to the study of written Heritage;
  • Metrological approaches in architecture and visual arts;
  • Bioarchaeology and palaeodiet measurements;
  • Archaeometry;
  • Archaeozoology;
  • Archaeobotany;
  • Metrological analyses of raw materials;
  • Computer science and 3D survey;
  • Metadata and digital management in archaeology;
  • Ancient scientific instruments.

Important Dates

  • March 30, 2018 - Special Session Proposal
  • July 10, 2018 - Extended Abstract Submission Deadline
  • August 30, 2018 - Notification of Acceptance
  • October 1, 2018 - Final Paper Submission Deadline

Sponsors

IEEE_Italy
IEEE_Italy_IM
IEEE_Italy_C
IEEE_Italy_TEM
IEEE_Italy_PH
MeSe



Supports

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2018 European Year of
Cultural Heritage

Regione Lazio

Provincia di Frosinone

Istituto Italiano di Cultura
Tunisi



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Società Italiana di
Fotogrammetria e Topografia

Camera di Commercio
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Gruppo di Misure
Elettriche ed Elettroniche