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Research

Research

 

The research line in Cultural Heritage Technologies aims at fostering interdisciplinary collaborations in "frontier projects" that seek to cross the boundaries of traditional research in Cultural Heritage and Digital Humanities at large. The line supports innovative ideas and approaches that require truly multi- and trans-disciplinary teams and looks into ways in which technology can expand the research scope in cultural heritage and humanities.

Our Centre builds upon the close cooperation and interaction among various excellence and capitalises on IIT's renowned strengths in the fields of Digitisation of Cultural Heritage, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Satellite Image Analysis, as well as Molecular Sciences and Nanotechnologies.

Our objectives

Our objectives

 

The methodologies applied in these fields are variously declined to pursue the following main goals:


* enhancing the material characterisation & preservation of cultural heritage

* promoting the dissemination and accessibility of cultural heritage through 3D Digitisation

* identifying through satellite images cultural assets to be protected

* facilitating the cataloguing and readability of ancient documents

* fighting crimes against cultural heritage.