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Geographical Information Systems and Landscape archaeology

by Mark Gillings, D Mattingly, V Dalen


Twelve papers discuss aspects of the application of GIS in archaeological contexts. There are papers on theory, reports on case-studies and discussion of progress in the development of new techniques and approaches. Contents: GIS: today and tomorrow (Peter F. Fisher); GIS and perceptions of landscapes of perception (Robert Witcher); A case study from central Italy (Peter Attema); The Boetia project (Mark Gillings and Kostas Sbonias); The Sangro valley project (Gary Lock, Tyler Bell & John Lloyd); Interpolation in archaeology (Jennifer M. Robinson & Ezra Zubrow); GIS-based analysis of the population trends on the island of Brac (Zoran Stancic & Vincent Gaffney); Analyzing Rome's hinterland (Martin Belcher; Andrew Harrison & Simon Stoddart); The population history of the Albegna valley and Ager Cosanus in the Etruscan period (Philip Perkins); Probability modelling a Bayesian and a geometric example (Jan van Dalen); Multispectral classification of satellite images (Kristof Ostir, Zoran Stancic & Magda Trusnovec); The presentation and display of results (Javier Baena Preysler, Concepcion Blasco, Javier Espiago, Alberto Rio).

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