Foundations of Digital Archæoludology

Browne, Cameron, Soemers, D. J. N. J., Piette, É., Stephenson, M., Conrad, M., Crist, W., Depaulis, T., Duggan, Eddie, Horn, F., Kelk, S., Lucas, S. M., Neto, J. P., Parlett, D., Saffidine, A., Schädler, U., Silva, J. N., Voogt, A. de and Winands, M. H. M. (2019) Foundations of Digital Archæoludology. Discussion Paper. ArXiv.org.

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Abstract

Digital Archæoludology (DAL) is a new field of study involving the analysis and reconstruction of ancient games from incomplete descriptions and archaeological evidence using modern computational techniques. The aim is to provide digital tools and methods to help game historians and other researchers better understand traditional games, their development throughout recorded human history, and their relationship to the development of human culture and mathematical knowledge. This work is being explored in the ERC-funded Digital Ludeme Project.

The aim of this inaugural international research meeting on DAL is to gather together leading experts in relevant disciplines – computer science, artificial intelligence, machine learning, computational phylogenetics, mathematics, history, archaeology, anthropology, etc. – to discuss the key themes and establish the foundations for this new field of research, so that it may continue beyond the lifetime of its initiating project.

Item Type: Monograph (Discussion Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Digital Archæoludology, DAL, archaeology, computational techniques, games
Subjects: A General Works > AI Indexes (General)
C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CB History of civilization
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GT Manners and customs
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
L Education > L Education (General)
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z719 Libraries (General)
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources > ZA4050 Electronic information resources
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources > ZA4450 Databases
Divisions: Faculty of Health & Science > Department of Science & Technology
Depositing User: Eddie Duggan
Date Deposited: 05 Jun 2019 10:11
Last Modified: 05 Jun 2019 10:11
URI: http://oars.uos.ac.uk/id/eprint/939

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