by: Silvia Polla (Editor) and Philip Verhagen (Editor)
Publication date: July 28, 2014
Theory, Practice and Interpretation of Factors and Effects of Long Term Landscape Formation and Transformation
This book delves into the intricate realm of spatial considerations and mobility within the realms of computational archaeology, landscape archaeology, historical geography, and archaeological theory.
Renowned experts in the field contribute their insights, showcasing the transformative impact of technology, particularly Geographic Information Systems (GIS), on the analysis of settlement patterns and movement in archaeological studies.
The papers featured in this collection concentrate on the utilization of GIS in the examination of historical movement within archaeological landscapes. They address theoretical, technical, and interpretative aspects, presenting a comprehensive exploration of the subject.
Through case studies, these contributions not only offer a cutting-edge overview of theory and methodology but also demonstrate the potential of these approaches in unraveling the intricacies of factors and outcomes associated with the long-term formation and transformation of landscapes.
- Exploring the topography of movement
- Visibility and movement: towards a GIS-based integrated approach
- Path Network Modelling and Network of Aggregated settlements: a case study in Languedoc (Southeastern France)
- Finding Byzantine junctions with Steiner trees
- Developing computational approaches for the study of movement: assessing the role of visibility and landscape markers in terrestrial navigation during Iberian Late Prehistory