Call for Papers 2010
Archeomatica, Cultural Heritage Technologies
Issues 1-2-3-4 / 2010
CALL FOR PAPERS
Archeomatica is a new, multidisciplinary journal, printed in Italy, devoted to the presentation and the dissemination of advanced methodologies, emerging technologies and techniques for the knowledge, documentation, safeguard, conservation and exploitation of cultural heritage.
The journal aims to publish papers of significant and lasting value written by scientists, conservators and archaeologists involved on this field with the diffusion of specific new methodologies and experimental results. Archeomatica will also emphasize fruitful discussion on the best up-to-date scientific applications and exchanging ideas and findings related to any aspect of the cultural heritage sector.
Archeomatica is intended also to be a primary source of multidisciplinary and divulgatia information for the sector of cultural heritage.
The journal is divided in three sections Documentazione (Survey and documentation), Rivelazioni (Analysis, diagnostics and monitoring), Restauro (Materials and intervention techniques).
The issues are also published on line at the website <www.archeomatica.it
Archeomatica invites submissions of high-quality papers and interdisciplinary works for the next issues in all areas related to science and technology in cultural heritage, particularly on recent developments.
If you are interested please submit an original paper to
The papers will be subject to review by the scientific board after which they are accepted or rejected in order to maintain quality. Applicants will be notified by email as to their acceptance.
Topics and trends relevant to the Archeomatica Issues include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Methodologies and analytical techniques for the characterization and for the evaluation of the preservation state of historical masterpieces
- On-site and remotely sensed data collection
- Digital artefact capture, representation and manipulation
- Experiences in cultural heritage conservation
- Methods for data elaboration and cataloguing
- Setting of historical architectures
- Intelligent tools for digital reconstruction
- Augmentation of physical collections with digital presentations
- Applications in Education and Tourism
- Archaeological reconstruction
- Electronic corpora
- XML and databases and computational interpretation
- Three-dimensional computer modeling, Second Life and virtual worlds
- Image capture, processing, and interpretation
- 3-D laser scanning, synchrotron, or X-ray imaging and analysis
- Metadata of material culture
- Optical 3D measurement
- Cultural heritage recording
- Terrestrial laser scanning
- Virtual reality data acquisition
- Photogrammetric processing
- Remote sensing
- Culture portals
- Advanced systems for digital culture in museums, archives and art institutions
- Digitalization of cultural property
- Web 2.0 and development of social networks on the top of cultural heritage portals
- Applications of mobile technologies for digital culture and cultural heritage
- Ubiquitous and pervasive computing
- Methodologies and approaches to digitization
- Augmented reality, virtual reality and digital culture
- Access to archives in Europe
- Books and electronic publishing
- 2/3/4D Data Capture and Processing in Cultural Heritage
- Web-based museum guides
- Applications of Semantic Web technologies in Cultural Heritage
- Non-Destructive analytical techniques for the study of the composition and decay of cultural heritage components
- Management of heritage knowledge and data
- Visualization for cultural heritage
The journal is published quarterly a year
Submission Preparation Checklist
As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission’s compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
Copyright for articles published in this journal is transferred by the authors to the journal.
By virtue of their appearance in this journal, articles can be reproduced or copied in whole or in part, with proper attribution, in educational and other non-commercial settings.
Interested authors should download and read the Instructions to Authors Manual for all details of requirements, procedures, paper mechanics, referencing style, and the technical review process for submitted papers.
Color diagrams, figures, and photographs are encouraged. Papers should be submitted in a plain text, single-spaced Word or RTF file. Formatting should be kept to an absolute minimum. Do not embed graphics, tables, figures, or photographs in the text, but supply them in separate files, along with captions.
Papers, diagrams, tables, etc. should be emailed as attached files to the email address listed in the Instructions Manual.
December 27, 2009