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*Please note, this is by no means a comprehensive bibliographic list. You are expected to do your own research and find relevant case studies and papers on 3D visualisation and reconstructions in archaeology and cultural heritage.


Other Resources

The following conference proceedings and journals specialise in Digital Cultural Heritage. These might be helpful especially for case studies on digital (re)constructions.

Conference Proceedings

Computer Applications & Quantitative Methods in Archaeology Conference http://proceedings.caaconference.org/
2014 & 2015 proceedings are available through Archaeopress Publishers

Electronic Visualisations and the Arts – London: http://www.eva-london.org/publications

The International Symposium on Virtual Reality, Archaeology and Cultural Heritage (VAST).


ACM Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage

International Journal of Heritage in the Digital Era

Digital Applications in Archaeology and Cultural Heritage http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/22120548/ 

Internet Archaeology

Archeologia e Calcolatori