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Course on laser scanning

From: Martin Cooper <martin.cooper>
Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2006
An Introduction to Laser Scanning in the Heritage field
National Conservation Centre
National Museums Liverpool
Liverpool, UK
Monday 9 October 2006

Laser scanning is becoming more widely used within the heritage
field.  It allows fast, accurate 3D digitisation of artefacts (from
small archaeological pieces to complete buildings) for a wide range
of applications, including:

    Documentation
    Non-contact replication
    Visualisation for museum displays
    Education
    Erosion monitoring
    Virtual restoration
    Research

This 1-day course provides an introduction to the use of laser
scanning in the heritage field and comprises a series of lectures,
practical demonstrations, case studies and opportunity for
discussion.  It is aimed at all those working within the heritage
field who would like to develop a basic understanding of laser
scanning and its uses, including: museum curators, conservators,
conservation officers, archaeologists, virtual reality providers,
exhibition designers, surveyors and other commissioners of 3D
recording work:

The course content includes:

    A basic introduction to the theory of laser scanning
    Different types of laser scanning systems
    Processing of scan data to produce a finished computer model
    Managing scan data and file formats
    How to specify a laser scanning job
    Practical considerations
    Practical applications of laser scan data, including non-contact
    replication

Maximum number of participants:  20

Cost: UKP75 (+vat) (tea/coffee and lunch provided)

For more information contact:

    Martin Cooper
    Conservation Technologies
    National Conservation Centre
    National Museums Liverpool
    Whitechapel
    Liverpool L1 6HZ
    44 151 478 4916
    Fax: +44 151 478 4804
    conservationtechnologies [at] liverpoolmuseums__org__uk
    conservationcentre.org.uk/technologies

Martin Cooper
Laser Technology - Research Scientist
National Museums Liverpool


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