On the Theory and Practice of Archaeological Computing, Paperback Book

On the Theory and Practice of Archaeological Computing Paperback


These nine papers, based on the 4th World Archaeological Congress held in South Africa in 1999, take a critical view of computer usage in archaeology and study its impact on the discipline and especially in terms of archaeological method and theory.

Contents: Introduction (Gark Lock & Kayt Brown) ; Computers and archaeological cultural change (J Huggett) ; Archaeological computing and disciplinary theory (J Gidlow) ; Mathematics and computers (H Forsyth) ; Virtual reality (G Goodrick & M Gillings) ; Archaeological archives for the 21st century (F Grew) ; Intellectual excavation (A Beck) ; English sites and monuments records (B Robinson) ; Can computers help aerial survey? (R Palmer) ; Is there such a thing as `Computer Archaeology'?


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 154 pages, (A Tschan & P Daly). 154p, b/w illus, tbs
  • Publisher: Oxford University School of Archaeology
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  • Category: Archaeological theory
  • ISBN: 9780947816513



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