Using Computers in Archaeology : A Practical Guide
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.
- Paperback | 6 pages
- 149.9 x 226.1 x 17.8mm | 294.84g
- 12 Dec 2001
- McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
- Mayfield Publishing Co ,U.S.
- United States
- English, Multiple languages
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