Using Computers in Archaeology

Using Computers in Archaeology : A Practical Guide

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This book provides a comprehensive, practical, and highly readable guide to making the most of computer technology in archaeological applications. Topics covered include database design, mapping and excavation with computer instrumentation, laboratory data entry, digital images, GIS, and electronic publication.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 6 pages
  • 149.9 x 226.1 x 17.8mm | 294.84g
  • Mayfield Publishing Co ,U.S.
  • United States
  • English, Multiple languages
  • index
  • 0767417356
  • 9780767417358

Table of contents

1. Introduction 2. The Fundamentals of Data and Databases 3. Mapping Equipment 4. Setting Up a Site 5. Making Site Maps 6. Excavation and Point Proveniencing with a Total Station 7. Entering Laboratory Data 9. An Example of an Archaeological Database 10. Data Integration with Geographic Information Systems 11. Digital Publication of Archaeological Data 12. Preparing for a Field Project
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