Archeomatica, Cultural Heritage Technologies

Call for Papers 2010
Archeomatica, Cultural Heritage Technologies
Issues 1-2-3-4 / 2010

Archeomatica is a new, multidisciplinary journal, printed in Italy, devoted to the presentation and the dissemination of advanced methodologies, emerging technologies and techniques for the knowledge, documentation, safeguard, conservation and exploitation of cultural heritage.
The journal aims to publish papers of significant and lasting value written by scientists, conservators and archaeologists involved on this field with the diffusion of specific new methodologies and experimental results. Archeomatica will also emphasize fruitful discussion on the best up-to-date scientific applications and exchanging ideas and findings related to any aspect of the cultural heritage sector.

Archeomatica is intended also to be a primary source of multidisciplinary and divulgatia information for the sector of cultural heritage.

The journal is divided in three sections Documentazione (Survey and documentation), Rivelazioni (Analysis, diagnostics and monitoring), Restauro (Materials and intervention techniques).

The issues are also published on line at the website

Archeomatica invites submissions of high-quality papers and interdisciplinary works for the next issues in all areas related to science and technology in cultural heritage, particularly on recent developments.
If you are interested please submit an original paper to

The papers will be subject to review by the scientific board after which they are accepted or rejected in order to maintain quality. Applicants will be notified by email as to their acceptance.
Topics and trends relevant to the Archeomatica Issues include, but are not limited to, the following:
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Methodologies and analytical techniques for the characterization and for the evaluation of the preservation state of historical masterpieces
On-site and remotely sensed data collection
Digital artefact capture, representation and manipulation
Experiences in cultural heritage conservation
Methods for data elaboration and cataloguing
Setting of historical architectures
Intelligent tools for digital reconstruction
Augmentation of physical collections with digital presentations
Applications in Education and Tourism
Archaeological reconstruction
Electronic corpora
XML and databases and computational interpretation
Three-dimensional computer modeling, Second Life and virtual worlds
Image capture, processing, and interpretation
3-D laser scanning, synchrotron, or X-ray imaging and analysis
Metadata of material culture
Optical 3D measurement
Cultural heritage recording
Terrestrial laser scanning
Virtual reality data acquisition
Photogrammetric processing
Remote sensing
Culture portals
Advanced systems for digital culture in museums, archives and art institutions
Digitalization of cultural property
Web 2.0 and development of social networks on the top of cultural heritage portals
Applications of mobile technologies for digital culture and cultural heritage
Ubiquitous and pervasive computing
Methodologies and approaches to digitization
Augmented reality, virtual reality and digital culture
Access to archives in Europe
Books and electronic publishing
2/3/4D Data Capture and Processing in Cultural Heritage
Web-based museum guides
Applications of Semantic Web technologies in Cultural Heritage
Non-Destructive analytical techniques for the study of the composition and decay of cultural heritage components
Management of heritage knowledge and data
Visualization for cultural heritage

Publication Frequency
The journal is published quarterly a year

Submission Preparation Checklist
As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission’s compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

Copyright Notice
Copyright for articles published in this journal is transferred by the authors to the journal.
By virtue of their appearance in this journal, articles can be reproduced or copied in whole or in part, with proper attribution, in educational and other non-commercial settings.
Interested authors should download and read the Instructions to Authors Manual for all details of requirements, procedures, paper mechanics, referencing style, and the technical review process for submitted papers.
Color diagrams, figures, and photographs are encouraged. Papers should be submitted in a plain text, single-spaced Word or RTF file. Formatting should be kept to an absolute minimum. Do not embed graphics, tables, figures, or photographs in the text, but supply them in separate files, along with captions. Papers, diagrams, tables, etc. should be emailed as attached files to the email address listed in the Instructions Manual.

December 27, 2009
Renzo Carlucci Editor