Call for Chapters: Emerging Digital Tools for Architectural Surveying, Modeling, and Representation

 

Call for Chapters:Emerging Digital Tools for Architectural Surveying, Modeling, and Representation

Editors

Prof. Stefano Brusaporci
Researcher - University of L'Aquila, Italy

Call for Chapters

Full Chapters Due: June 30, 2014

Introduction

For release in theAdvances in Geospatial Technologies (AGT)Book Series.

TheAdvances in Geospatial Technologies (AGT) Book Seriesis a reference source and outlet for research that discusses all aspects of geographic information, including areas such as geomatics, geodesy, GIS, cartography, remote sensing, and other areas. Because geospatial technologies are so pervasive in such a variety of areas, AGT also includes books that address interdisciplinary applications of the technologies.

Digital technologies have produced important changes in surveying, modeling and representation of architectural heritage. In particular, the process of historical and critical knowledge has focused on the use of complex models that favor new epistemological approaches to architectural disciplines. Models can be useful instruments for studying buildings, for developing digital archives and informative systems, and for the exploitation of architectural heritage. The subject of the book is how digital technologies can favor architectural heritage knowledge, analysis, protection and exploitation. 

Objective

 

The aim of the book is to bring the attention of the international community on the issues relating to the application of digital technologies, specifically to architectural heritage, defining the state of the art and focusing on the most advanced lines of research, sharing disputes and proposing solutions. 

In particular, the book wants to highlight the point of view of scholars of architecture, involved in digital technologies experimentation. At the same time, the book wishes to be an essential reference source for all those who are interested in architectural heritage’s studying, proposing methodologies, concepts, instruments, and examples for scientific discussion. Particular importance is given to in-depth, up-to-date and accurate reference citations, literature reviews and research results, aspects which can effectively promote the development of research and knowledge.

Target Audience

Professionals, academicians and students working in the field of architectural heritage. Scholars of surveying interested in architectural heritage. Scholars of information technologies, computer graphics, and digital modeling interested in architectural heritage can find in this text useful on specific architectural issues. Software house interested in developing their tools for architectural applications. People involved in management and enhancement of the architectural heritage and historical towns.

 

Recommended Topics

Contributors are welcome to submit chapters on the following topics relating to the application of digital technologies to architectural heritage. In particular:

  • Architectural heritage laser scanner surveying;
  • Digital photogrammetry and photo-modeling for architectural heritage;
  • Architectural 3D modeling;
  • Representation of architectural models;
  • 3D GIS for architectural heritage;
  • Building Information Modeling for architectural heritage;
  • Architectural heritage digital archives;
  • Communication, conservation and exploitation of architectural heritage;
  • Digital architectural heritage.

Submission Procedure

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit beforeApril 30, 2014, a 2-3 page chapter proposal clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Submissions should be made through the link at the bottom of this page. Authors of accepted proposals will be notified byMay 15, 2014 about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines. Full chapters are expected to be submitted byJune 30, 2014. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.

Publisher

This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), publisher of the "Information Science Reference" (formerly Idea Group Reference), "Medical Information Science Reference," "Business Science Reference," and "Engineering Science Reference" imprints. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visitwww.igi-global.com. This publication is anticipated to be released in 2015.

Important Dates


June 30, 2014: Full Chapter Submission
August 30, 2014: Review Results Returned
September 30, 2014: Final Chapter Submission
December 15, 2014: Final Deadline

Inquiries

Prof. Stefano Brusaporci
Department of Civil Environmental Building Engineering - Architecture
University of L’Aquila
Via G. Gronchi 18, 67100, L’Aquila, Italy
Tel.: (+39) 0862 - 434122
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