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Data-Driven Archaeology

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The Summer School will enable participants to manage the life cycle of digital archaeological data. It is built around a new paradigm, which takes into consideration archaeologists as both producers and users of digital archaeological data. Attendees will learn the concepts and methods of data retrieval, management, analysis and communication through an integrated use of software, statistical and practical principles. This will be accomplished through field activities connected to pottery analysis within the ArchAIDE project (www.archaide.eu), and ICT-related activities carried out in laboratory and taught in the lectures. The Summer School will take place from June 25th to July 13th 2018, at the University of Pisa, Italy.

The training modules sequence follows that one of archaeological data’s life cycle

Aim

In Humanities, the exponential increase in digital documentation requires us to question its management, its use, its availability to the scientific community and its sustainability. In archaeology, these issues are even more crucial because they relate to non-reproducible primary data. In order to effectively retrieve, store, manage, prepare for analysis, and communicate the information and the scientific range of such amount of data, modern archaeologists should be able to deal with concepts and tools related to new technologies. Such digital competencies are not present in a standard archaeology background, though they are very important in order to effectively interact with ICT experts.
The Data-Driven Archaeology summer school aims for a fruitful combination of archaeology and statistics through the teaching of Data analysis, Data mining, and Data visualization techniques, extremely relevant but by no means common across Humanities. The large amounts of data that are produced through archaeological work show a wide degree of heterogeneity, complexity, and interconnection, making the use of algorithmic methods unavoidable.

Who can apply

The course is open to EU (including University of Pisa students) and non-EU applicants. Participants are expected to have a basic knowledge of Egyptology.
Minimum number: 12; maximum number: 20

Language

English

Program Intensity

Full-Time

Admission Requirements

Students, graduates, PhD candidates, and post-docs in archaeology or related to Cultural Heritage. Specific computer science or technology skills are not required.

ECTS

6

Fees

750 Euro

Coordinator

Gabriele Gattiglia and Nevio Dubbini

Period

13-25 June 2018

Website

www.mappaproject.org

Further Information

Direzione Ricerca e Internazionalizzazione
Unità Cooperazione Internazionale
Lungarno Pacinotti, 44 56126 Pisa

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