Feb 24, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

ADAH 207H - Digital Technology in the Study of Art


Credits: Four (4)
Prerequisite: Membership in Bascom Honors Program
This course examines innovative applications of digital technologies in the examination of art and archaeological materials. Students will explore a variety of topics including the use of x-ray and multispectral imaging technology in the examination of works or art and site prospections, 3-D modeling software for site reconstruction, LIDAR and photogrammerty for acquiring detailed object, building and site measurements, and archaeological techniques for material sourcing, dating and artifact analysis. The course is designed to introduce students to cutting edge technologies in the study of art. Readings and hands-on laboratory exercises will supplement slide lecture.