Archaeological Sites

How might the mapping of ancient aquifers lead to better waste management systems?

Or the digitalization of historical maps provide clues to a hidden terrain that might aid urban planning in flood regions?

Which standard archaeological practices disadvantage Indigenous peoples and distance them from management of their cultural heritage?

How DL helps archaeologists rediscover the past

Tony Pacheco for Tech Republic reports on how automated detection of archeology on remote sensing data has accelerated the rate at which new asites and other potential locations of interest are discovered.

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YOU: The Space Archaeologist:
Discover the Next Hidden Tomb

Sarah Parcak’s Global Explorer is a notable citizen science archaeological project, with a focus on cultural heritage conservation and management by mapping evidence for active looting and site destruction.

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Using AI to Restore
the Great Wall of China

Intel’s partnership with the China Foundation for Cultural Heritage Conservation (CFCHC) to protect and preserve the Jiankou section of the Great Wall of China is underway.

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What We See, What We Don’t See

Neha Gupta, Sue Blair and Ramona Nicholas uncover the hidden narrative of Data Governance, Archaeological Spatial Databases and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in an Age of Big Data

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A.I. to study Neanderthals

Abel Moclán, an archaeologist at the Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana (CENIEH), uses ML to identify hominid or carnivore behavior through studies of bone fractures and breakage.

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A Science Fiction Tale?

Juan A. Barcelo devises “A Robot Called Archaeologist” as a virtual robotic system that applies techniques from artificial intelligence to carry out cycles of archaeological research.

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