Kinneret College on the Sea of Galilee Presents
Software for the Past (SfP): Digital Technologies to Study the Past and Present
8 December 2020 via Zoom
A joint conference between the Software Engineering Department and Land of Israel Studies Department.
Advances in archiving technologies, image processing, deep learning, and augmented reality have transformed the experience and understanding of the past. Such technologies enable researchers to better understand historical cultures, events, and peoples. They also enable immersive historical, anthropological, and archaeological experiences for tourism and education.
SfP presents recent work on the design and implementation of new technology tools to study the past and present and results gained from use of such tools The conference will address multiple topics and periods. The focus will be on application of new digital technologies to the fields of history and archaeology from all over the world. Preference is given to those technical approaches that have wider applications and that show promise for general use.