Robots for Exploration, Digital Preservation and Visualization of Archeological Sites

funded by the

European Commission

This research has received funding from the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n. 600890.

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Friday, July 15, 2016

The paper "Robots for Exploration, Digital Preservation and Visualization of Archeological Sites" has been published (Artificial Intelligence for Cultural Heritage)
Abstract: Monitoring and conservation of archaeological sites are important activities…

Friday, May 20, 2016

The paper "Unsupervised Calibration of Wheeled Mobile Platforms" has been published (Proceedings of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics & Automation (ICRA))
Abstract: This paper describes an unsupervised approach to …

Sunday, May 15, 2016

The paper "Robust Homing for Autonomous Robots" has been published (Proceedings of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics & Automation (ICRA) )
Abstract:

Monday, April 18, 2016

We have been recording several parts of the Priscilla catacomb in Rome using the ROVINA platform.

Sunday, April 17, 2016

The consortium has been successfully testing the homing catabilties of the ROVINA robot even in cases in which the mapping system fails. A short example is shown in this video.

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Project goals

Goal 1

To provide novel technology that supports the preservation of cultural heritage by allowing the acquisition of textured digital 3D models in hard-to-access environments.

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Goal 2

To extend the technology of autonomous navigation for robots designed to explore unknown underground environments such as caves and catacombs.

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Goal 3

To offer a cost-effective support for performing continuous monitoring of these sites and to enable comparative analysis that will allow to devise better preservation plans.

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