Proceedings CAA2007 online available!
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CAA 2007 are already available  from the Propylaeum site

The printed volume is also still available:

A. Posluschny / K. Lambers / I. Herzog (eds.), Layers of Perception. Proceedings of the 35th International Conference on Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA). Berlin, Germany, April 2–6, 2007. Kolloquien zur Vor- und Frühgeschichte, Vol. 10 (Bonn 2008). 428 pp., extensively illustrated, 1 CD ROM.
Dr. Rudolf Habelt GmbH. ISBN 978-3-7749-3556-3.

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Note to CAA 2007 conference attendees:
Authors who attended the conference on a day ticket or chose not to order the proceedings upon registration will not receive a copy of the printed volume. They may order a PDF of their paper by e-mail.

All copies for conference attendees have been sent by mail between February 16 and February 23!

Layers of Perception: Contents

John Pouncett – Gary Lock
Closest Facility Analysis: Integration of Geophysical and Test-Pitting Data from the South Cadbury Environs Project

Otis Crandell – Angelica Balos
Palaeotopography – The Use of GIS Software with Data Derived from Resistivity Surveys and Stratigraphic Profiles to Reconstruct Sites and Past Terrains

Bogdan Bobowski – Krzysztof Walczak – Miroslaw Stawniak
Hybrid 3D Visualisations of Archaeological Sites: Dynamic 3D Visualisations of Harris Matrix Data for Rescue Town Excavations, Gdansk / Szafarnia Site, Poland

Undine Lieberwirth
3D GIS Voxel-Based Model Building in Archaeology

Giulio Fabricatore – Francesca Cantone
Pushing the Archaeological Interpretation by Analysing Workflow Protocols: The “Variable Transparency Image Stacker” and DATARCH© Archaeological Data Management System

Martin Gussone – Manfred Stephani – Dorothée Sack
Resafa and its Surroundings – Resafa-Sergiupolis / Rusafat Hisham. The Employment and Evaluation of Diverse Methods

Shannon J. P. McPherron – Harold L. Dibble – Deborah Olszewski
GPS Surveying and On-Site Stone Tool Analysis: Equipping Teams for Landscape Analysis in the Egyptian High Desert

Michael Rains
Silchester – A Virtual Research Environment for Archaeology

Stuart Eve – Guy Hunt
ARK: A Development Framework for Archaeological Recording


Apostolos Sarris – Nikos Papadopoulos – Vasilis Trigkas – Eleni Kokkinou – Dimitris Alexakis – Georgia Kakoulaki – Emanuela de Marco – Evi Seferou – Guangrong Shen – Marios Karaoulis – Kleanthis Simirdanis – Foteini Kondili – Marianna Karifori – Meliha Dogan – Yiannis Lolos – Thanasis Kalpaxis
Recovering the Urban Network of Ancient Sikyon Through Multi-component Geophysical Approaches

Immo Trinks – Lars-Inge Larssons
Geophysical Archaeological Prospection in Rescue Archaeology: Examples from Sweden

Ercan Erkul – Andreas Hüser – Harald Stümpel – Tina Wunderlich
Combined Geophysical Survey of an Ancient Hittite Dam: New and Old High-Tech

Mohamed Abdelwahab Mohamed Ali – Hans Burkhardt – Badr el Din Khalil
Integration of Magnetic and Resistivity Imaging Surveys for Archaeological Prospection in the Southern Part of Meroe City (Capital of Kush, Sudan)

Burkart Ullrich – Thomas Günther – Carsten Rücker
Electrical Resistivity Tomography Methods for Archaeological Prospection

Henning Zöllner – Burkart Ullrich – Renate Rolle – Sergey Makhortykh – Michail Orlyuk
Results of Geophysical Prospection in the Scythian Settlement of Belsk (Bol’šoe Belskoe Gorodišce)

Anna Klochko – Dmitry Shishkov
Virtual Georadar Modelling of Significant Archaeological Sites


Karsten Lambers – Fabio Remondino
Optical 3D Measurement Techniques in Archaeology: Recent Developments and Applications
Stefano Campana – Fabio Remondino
Fast and Detailed Digital Documentation of Archaeological Excavations and Heritage Artifacts
Sabry F. El-Hakim – Fabio Remondino – Lorenzo Gonzo – Francesca Voltolini
Effective High Resolution 3D Geometric Reconstruction of Heritage and Archaeological Sites from Images
Tim Gernat – Shannon J. P. McPherron – Harold L. Dibble – Jean-Jacques Hublin
An Application of Structured Light Scanning to Documenting Excavated Surfaces and in situ Finds: Examples from the Middle Paleolithic Sites of Jonzac and Roc de Marsal, France
Norbert Zimmermann – Gerold Eßer
Showing the Invisible – Documentation and Research on the Roman Domitilla Catacomb, Based on Image Laser Scanning and 3D Modelling
Peter Fux – Martin Sauerbier – Janine Peterhans – Thomas Kersten – Maren Lindstaedt
Documentation and Interpretation of the Petroglyphs of Chichictara, Palpa (Peru), Using Terrestrial Laser Scanning and Image-Based 3D Modeling
Maja Aufschnaiter – Anja Cramer – Guido Heinz – Hartmut Müller
Documentation of Medieval Caves in Southern Crimea (Ukraine) Using Hybrid Data Sources
Dieter Dirksen – Zoltan Böröcz – Guido Bischoff – Lena Loerper – Albrecht Jockenhövel
High Resolution Documentation and Evaluation of Decorated Wall Stones with Optical 3D Measurement Techniques taking the Megalithic Gallery-Grave at Züschen / Lohne, Germany as an example
Michael Jansen – Georgios Toubekis – Andreas Walther – Marina Döring-Williams – Irmengard Mayer
Laser Scan Measurement of the Niche and Virtual 3D Representation of the Small Buddha in Bamiyan

Hubert Mara – Robert Sablatnig
Evaluation of 3D Shapes of Ceramics for the Determination of Manufacturing Techniques
Albert Wiedemann
Pictured Descriptions of Spatial Objects
Giuliano De Felice – Nunzia Maria Mangialardi – Maria Giuseppina Sibilano – Giuliano Volpe
Late Roman Villa at Faragola (Foggia, Italy): Laser Scanning for a Global Documentation Methodology During Field Research
Lena Loerper – Albrecht Jockenhövel – Dieter Dirksen
Re-inspection of the Megalithic Art of the Gallery-Grave at Züschen/Lohne, Germany, with Optical 3D Measurements Techniques
Arleyn Simon – Gerald Farin – Christian Lübke – George Indruszewski – Jeremy Rowe
Ceramic Technologies Digital Library (CTDL):A Digital Repository of Medieval Ceramics; A Preliminary Report
Laia Pujol Tost
Does Virtual Archaeology Exist?
Ferenc Traser
Bringing Time and Change to Life in the Visualization of Greek Architecture
David Koller
The Digital Forma Urbis Severiana
Johannes Bäuerlein – Rafael Pokorski – Stefan Maass– Jürgen Döllner
Visualization Project of Roman Cologne – How to Make VR models Available for Scientific Work
Ulla Rajala
Visualising Archaic Tombs and their Postdepositional Histories: The 3D Modelling of the Tombs from Cisterna Grande, Crustumerium (Rome, Italy)
Richard Levy – Peter Dawson
Structural Analysis: A Tool for Testing 3D Computer Reconstructions of Thule Whalebone Houses
Kari Uotila
The Lifecycle of a Medieval Stone House and How to Model it in 4D
Sorin Hermon – Joanna Nikodem
3D Modelling as a Scientific Research Tool in Archaeology

Stefan Baumeier
3D Models in Settlement Research – Potentials and Drawbacks of Digital Models as Scientific Working Tools and for Presentation to Non-Professionals
Alexandra Riedel – Thomas Bauer
Three-dimensional Computer Models as a Working Tool for Documentation and Investigation in Building Archaeology – Pretty and Useful?
David Johnson
Architectural Drafting Standards in Archaeological Computer Modeling: Reconstructions from Drawings and Surveys of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Egyptian Expedition
Peter Ferschin – Iman Kulitz – Andreas Jonas – Dietrich Raue
Spatial and Temporal Visualization in Archaeology. Examples from the Excavation on Elephantine, Egypt
Thomas van Reimersdahl – Peter Melms – Henner von Hesberg
3D Visualization Limitations of Historical Spaces: Requirements, Practices and Technical Visions
Andreas Georgopoulos – Charalabos Ioannidis – Marinos Ioannides
3D Virtual Reconstructions at the Service of Computer Assisted Archaeological Measurements
Michael Anderson
Putting the “Reality” in Virtual Reality: New Advances through Game Engine Technology
Alex Hale – James Hepher
3D Data Fusion for the Presentation of Archaeological Landscapes: A Scottish Perspective
Vera Moitinho
Virtual Archaeology: Work in Progress


Shirley Crompton
3D Lithic Analysis
Paul J. Boon – Sylvia C. Pont – Gert J. M. van Oortmerssen
Acquisition and Visualization of Cross Section Surface Characteristics for Identification of Archaeological Ceramics
Jan De Beenhouwer
Data Management for Moulded Ceramics and Digital Image Comparison: a Case Study of Roman Terra Cotta Figurines
Sara Franck
Spectral and GIS Analysis for Quarry Location in Ancient Messene, Greece
Vincent Mom – Hans Paijmans
SECANTO: A Retrieval System and Classification Tool for Simple Artefacts

Frederick A. Cooper – Todd Brenningmeyer
A Digital Approach for Practical Reconstructions of Fragmented Murals
Martin Lettner– Markus Diem – Robert Sablatnig – Heinz Miklas
Digital Image Analysis for the Investigation of Ancient Manuscripts
Martin Kampel – Maia Zaharieva
Optical Recognition of Modern and Roman Coins

Peter Ferschin – Andreas Jonas – Iman Kulitz – Dietrich Raue
Collaborative Work with Visual Index Structures in Archaeology
Elise Meyer – Pierre Grussenmeyer – Jean-Pierre Perrin – Anne Durand – Pierre Drap
A Virtual Research Environment for Archaeological Data Management, Visualization and Documentation
Peter McKeague – Rebecca Jones
The National Database for Scotland: Evolution of the Digital Resource
Tony Austin – Jenny Mitcham – Julian D. Richards
From Questions to Answers: Outcomes from the ‘Big Data’ Project
Andrea D’Andrea – Gilda Ferrandino
Shared Iconographical Representations with Ontological Models
Stuart Jeffrey – William Kilbride – Stewart Waller – Julian Richards
Thinking Outside the Search Box: The Common Information Environment and Archaeobrowser
Hans Paijmans – Sander Wubben
Preparing Archaeological Reports for Intelligent Retrieval
Stuart Dunn – Nicolas Gold – Lorna Hughes
CHIMERA: A Service Oriented Computing Approach for Archaeological Research
Xavier Rodier – Laure Saligny
Social Features, Spatial Features and Time Features: An Urban Archaeological Data Model
John Mc Auley – James Carswell
An Open Approach to Contextualising Heterogeneous Cultural Heritage Datasets
Maddalena Andreussi – Achille Felicetti
The CIDOC CRM Encoding of the “Fontes ad Topographiam Veteris Urbis Romae Pertinentes” by Giuseppe Lugli
Laura Pecchioli – Fawzi Mohamed – Marcello Carrozzino – Heinz Leitner
Method to Link Data in 3D Environment
Vincent Mom – Suzanne Vautier
CACTUS, a Document Management System to Support the Archaeological and Historical Research of San Juan, a Plantation on Curaçao
Stefan Baumeier – Christoph Koeck – Christian Begand
OSCAR – A Web-based Multimedia Communication System for Interdisciplinary Settlement Research: Spatial & Temporal Data Organization, Manipulation & Visualization
Frank Henze – Heike Lehmann – Wolfgang Langer
CISAR – A Modular Database System as a Basis for Analysis and Documentation of Spatial Information
Frank Henze
A Distributed GIS Architecture for Research in Baalbek Based on CISAR
Christiane Brasse – Katja Heine – Dexu Zhao – Ulrike Wulf
A 3D Solution for a Web-based Building Information System
Andrea D’Andrea – Achille Felicetti – Matteo Lorenzini – Cinzia Perlingieri
Spatial and Non-Spatial Archaeological Data Integration using MAD
Apostolos Sarris – Vasilis Trigkas – Giorgos Papadakis – Michalis Papazoglou – Eleni Peraki – Nektaria Chetzoyiannaki – Maria Elvanidou – EvaggeliaKarimali –Katerina Kouriati – Mariana Katifori – Georgia Kakoulaki – Evaggelia Kappa – Katerina Athanasaki – Nikos Papadopoulos
A Web-GIS Approach to Cultural Resources Management in Crete: the Digital Archaeological Atlas of Crete
Paolo Ardissone – Francesca Balossi Restelli – Emanuela Borgia – Emanuele Brienza
Web-GIS Solutions for the Analysis and Valorisation of Archaeological Sites in the Mediterranean Basin
Clementina Panella – Marco Fano – Emanuele Brienza – Raffaele Carlani
A 3D Web-GIS for the Valley of the Colosseum and the Palatine Hill
Todd Brenningmeyer – Frederick A. Cooper
A Remote Inventory of Greek Vernacular Architecture: Online Capture of Spatial Information

Benjamin Ducke – Peter C. Kroefges
From Points to Areas: Constructing Territories from Archaeological Site Patterns Using an Enhanced Xtent Model
Johanna Hilpert – Karl Peter Wendt – Andreas Zimmermann
A Hierarchical Model of Scale Levels for Estimations of Population Densities
Richard Fletcher – Rona Winter – Isaac Gilead
Patterning Human Behaviour in Chalcolithic Southern Palestine: Differing Scales of Analysis

Espen Uleberg
Scale Dependent Patterns in Large Museum Datasets
Krištof Oštir – Žiga Kokalj – Laure Saligny – Florian Tolle – Laure Nuninger
Confidence Maps: a Tool to Evaluate Archaeological Data’s Relevance in Spatial Analysis
Laure Nuninger– François-Pierre Tourneux – François Favory
From Archaeomedes to ArchaeDyn
Cristina Gandini – Frédérique Bertoncello – Estelle Gauthier – Laure Nuninger – Frédéric Trément
Hierarchical Typology and Settlement Patterns Modeling at Interregional Scale
Andrea Moreno Martín
Using GIS to Deconstruct Iberian Iron Age Landscapes: The Territory of Kelin Between 6th–5th Centuries BC (La Plana d’Utiel, València)
Galina Trebeleva
The Ornanization of Taman's Defense from the Mid 1st Century BC to the Turn of the 2nd Century AD: A Historical Simulation Based on GIS Technologies
Doris Mischka
Territorial Modelling and Archaeological Data: How Complete Must the Picture Be?
Agustín Diez-Castillo – C. Michael Barton – Neus La Roca-Cervigón – Joan Bernabeu Aubán
Landscape Socioecology in the Serpis Valley (10000–4000 BP)
Nicolas Poirier – Florian Tolle
Measurements of Diachronic Stability of Agrarian Exploitation
Murielle Georges-Leroy – Florian Tolle – Pierre Nouvel
Analysis of the Intensity of Agrarian Exploitation by Spatial Analysis of Ancient Field Systems Preserved by Forest Cover
Robin Brigand – Andrea Ninfo
Landscape Archaeology in the Venetian Plain (Northern Italy)
Juan A. Barceló – Alfredo Maximiano
Some Notes Regarding Distributional Analysis of Spatial Data
Ladislav Šmejda
Expanding Scales in GIS Analysis
Jens Andresen – Rasmus Birch Iversen – Peter Jensen
On the War-Path: Terrestrial Military Organisation in Prehistoric Denmark
Philip Verhagen
Testing Archaeological Predictive Models: A Rough Guide
Thomas G. Whitley – Gwendolyn Burns
Conditional GIS Surfaces and their Potential for Archaeological Predictive Modelling
Christoph Siart – Bernhard Eitel
Geoarchaeological Studies in Central Crete based on Remote Sensing and GIS
Alessio Arnese
Applying Ecological Niche Factor Analysis for Predictive Modelling in The Kaulonia Field Survey
Patricia de Vries
Archaeological Predictive Models for the Elbe Valley around Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Gwendolyn Burns – Kem Fronabarger – Thomas Whitley
Predictive Modeling of Cultural Resources in the Theban Necropolis, Luxor Egypt
Klemen Zakšek – Elise Fovet – Laure Nuninger – Tomaž Podobnikar
Path Modelling and Settlement Pattern
Ignacio Fiz – Hèctor A. Orengo
Simulating Communication Routes in Mediterranean Alluvial Plains
Hanna Stöger
Roman Ostia: Space Syntax and the Domestication of Space
Eleftheria Paliou
An Autonomous Agent Approach to the Investigation of Intra-Site Movement and Visibility: The Visual Consumption of Theran Murals from the Public Spaces of LBA Akrotiri (Thera, Greece)
Piraye Haciguzeller
Modeling Human Circulation in the Minoan Palace at Malia
Rupert Gietl – Michael Doneus – Martin Fera
Cost Distance Analysis in an Alpine Environment: Comparison of Different Cost Surface Modules
Tommaso Mattioli
Landscape Analysis of a Sample of Rock-Art Sites in Central Italy
Rafal Zaplata
Viewshed Analysis, Regional Studies and Cultural Perception

Hèctor A. Orengo – Ignacio Fiz
The Application of 3D Reconstruction Techniques in the Analysis of Ancient Tarraco’s Urban Topography
Nikola Koepke – Joerg Baten
Anthropometric Methods and the Interdisciplinary Conversation Between Archaeology and Economics
Yasuhisa Kondo
Where Did They Go Fishing? A Multi-Scalar Spatial Analysis of Jomon Fishing Activities in the Tokyo-Yokohama District, East Japan
Hans-Joachim Mucha – Hans-Georg Bartel – Jens Dolata
Finding Roman Brickyards in Germania Superior by Model-Based Cluster Analysis of Archaeometric Data
Craig Alexander
The Bedolina Map – an Exploratory Network Analysis
Erich Claßen
Early Neolithic Social Networks in Western Germany
Tim Kerig
Towards an Econometrically Informed Archaeology: The Cologne Tableau (KöTa)
Kathrin Nowak
Approaching Linear Pottery Economics – Distribution and Supply of Amphibolite Adzes
Guido Nockemann
Different Types of Economies within the LBK Settlement Erkelenz-Kückhoven
Sara Schiesberg
Neolithic Economics: A Case Study in Age, Sex and Labour
Jutta Lechterbeck
The Event Horizon in Landscape Development: When Economy Makes the Landscape Cultural
Christine Chataigner – Olivier Barge
Quantitative Approach to the Diffusion of Obsidian in the Ancient Northern Near East
Estelle Gauthier
Consumption and Circulation of Prehistoric Products in Europe: Characterization of Spatial Evolutions by Using Map Algebra
Ferenc Redo
The Regularities of Coin-Accumulation, and the Coin-Circulation Based on Settlement-Materials in Pannonia

Larisa Vodolazhskaya
Reconstruction of Heron’s Formulas for Calculating the Volume of Vessels

Jutta Lechterbeck
When the Point Becomes the Area: Multivariate and Spatial Analysis of Pollen Data
Shinya Sugita – Marie-José Gaillard – Sofie Hellman – Anna Broström
Model-Based Reconstruction of Vegetation and Landscape Using Fossil Pollen
Alejandro Garcia
Predictive Models and the Evolution of Tree Vegetation during the Final Pleistocene – Holocene Transition. A Case Study from the Asón River Valley (Cantabria, Spain)
Dmitry Korobov
GIS as a Tool for Investigation of Early Medieval Climatic Changes in the Kislovodsk Basin (Southern Russia)
Jens Andresen
Topographic Wetness Index and Prehistoric Land Use
Dimitris Alexakis – Theodoros Astaras – Apostolos Sarris – Kostas Vouzaxakis – Lia Karimali
Reconstructing the Neolithic Landscape of Thessaly through a GIS and Geological Approach
Astrid Stobbe
Palynological and Archaeological Data – a Comparative Approach
Juan A. Barceló
Towards a True Automatic Archaeology: Integrating Technique and Theory
Giovanna Greco – Bianca Ferrara – Francesca Cantone
Museo Narrante: the Foce Sele Hera Sanctuary Virtual Museum
Areti Damala
Augmented Reality Based User Interfaces for Mobile Museum and Exhibition Guides
Despina Kanellou – Andrew Grantham – Karina Rodríguez Echavarria – Halina Gottlieb – Daniel Pletinckx
Bridging the Knowledge Gap between Cultural Heritage and Information and Communication Technologies Professionals: The Network of Expertise
Isto Huvila
To Whom it May Concern? The Users and Uses of Digital Archaeological Information
Go Sugimoto – Akira Igarashi
Dividing Wall Collapsed? JAD2 Survey and ACT Archaeology Attempt to Close the Gap between Archaeology and ICT