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Conference on digital imaging

From: Douglas W. Nishimura <dwnpph>
Date: Thursday, July 29, 2004
This announcement is posted on behalf of Franziska Frey and Mitch

The American Museums Digital Imaging Survey Benchmarking Conference
Direct Digital Image Capture of Cultural Heritage in American
Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York
September 21-22, 2004
    with an optional 3rd day spent with RIT's Image Permanence

For a preliminary program with registration information, please
visit: <URL:> .

Conference topics will include:

    Benchmarking survey of digital imaging within cultural
    Case studies of 6 trailblazing museums and libraries
    Digital imaging in conservation science
    Evaluation of digital camera systems
    Digital cameras: what's happening in the research labs?
    Criteria for camera development
    The future of digital imaging in the cultural heritage arena

There will be project presentations, invited talks and panel
discussions.  An evening reception will take place at the
internationally renowned George Eastman House International Museum
of Photography.

This conference is part of the Direct Digital Image Capture of
Cultural Heritage Project sponsored by the Mellon Foundation.
Principle Investigators are Professors Roy Berns of the RIT Munsell
Color Science Laboratory and Franziska Frey of RIT's School of Print

For more information, please contact:

    Mitchell Rosen
    Munsell Color Science Laboratory
    Chester Carlson Center for Imaging Science
    Rochester Institute of Technology
    54 Lomb Memorial Drive
    Rochester NY 14623-5604
    Fax: 585-475-5988
    rosen [at] cis__rit__edu

Douglas Nishimura
Senior Research Scientist
Image Permanence Institute
Rochester Institute of Technology

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Received on Thursday, 29 July, 2004

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