The Data Type Defines the Model

A comparison of data modelling techniques essentially comes down to what technique is optimal for working with what type of data. Of course, other questions often need to be taken into consideration, namely the cost […]

The Battle of Mount Street Bridge Project: Engagement in a Cultural Heritage Project

For my practicum, I am working on the Battle of Mount Street Bridge project. This project is based in An Foras Feasa, Maynooth University and is comprised of three sub-projects with the aim of promoting […]

Inherently Linked: Data and Knowledge

Anthony Liew considers present definitions of data, information, and knowledge to be anomalous as they are defined not as separate entities but in terms of each other. Data is defined in terms of information, information […]

Branley Coherer 1900: An Adventure in Photogrammetric Processing

Branley Coherer by NUIM_CallanMuseum on Sketchfab This Branley Coherer was digitised as part of our AFF622 National Science Museum 3D recording project. The National Science Museum, affectionately known as the Callan Museum, is located on the […]

Doctor Patricia Murrieta-Flores: Analysing space and place through technology in archaeology, history and literature

On 29 September 2016, Doctor Patricia Murrieta-Flores of the University of Chester was the guest lecturer for AFF624, Mapping and Modelling Space and Time. The title of her lecture was ‘Analysing space and place through […]

Computers and Curators: The Intersection in Image Curation

There is no denying that computer technology has revolutionised how we recreate and analyse artefacts. There are now an array of technologies available allowing the reproduction of artefacts in non-invasive ways. Similarly, computer technology has […]

Digital Archaeology (Humanities) or archaeology (humanities), digitally?

The question of whether Digital Archaeology ought to be a sub-section within archaeology is a question which both Andre Costopoulos and Jeremy Huggett concern themselves with, albeit in different ways. Both view Digital Archaeology through […]

#Funeral and the Memento Mori

In ‘#Funeral and Instagram’ Martin Gibbs and his fellow writers use the funeral hashtag on Instagram as a means to explore attitudes towards and rituals surrounding death in the age of social media. In a […]

‘Finding Vivian Maier’ – Illuminating Curatorial Concerns

Mia Fineman raises the issue of the subjectivity of image curation when she says, “What you choose is inevitably a mirror of your own taste.” (Palmer, “Mia Fineman, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York | […]

Rebuilding, Reconstructing, Remaking: Recreating the Past in the Present

The question of whether or not we should attempt to recreate the past which has been destroyed is a thorny one. Of course, the question of re-creation revolves around artefacts that have been damaged or […]