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Jeff Vroom
Art Technology Group

Studying Sculpture with a Digital Model: Understanding Michelangelo's Pietà of the Cathedral

Scanning of a large, complex statue to produce a high-quality 3D model to allow art historians to study large- and small-scale features in otherwise impossible ways.

Fausto Bernardini
Joshua Mittleman
Holly Rushmeier
Gabriel Taubin

IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
30 Saw Mill River Road
Yorktown Heights, New York 10598 USA
holly@watson.ibm.com

Jack Wasserman
Temple University

A Hierarchical Focus & Context Method for Image Browsing

A method for browsing hierachically ordered image collections. The application allows users to examine an image in detail while simultaneously keeping an overview of the whole set.

Lars Erik Holmquist
Staffan Bjork

Viktoria Research Institute
Box 605
S-405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden
{leh,bjork{@informatics.gu.se
www.viktoria.informatics.gu.se/

Virtual Reality
Time Travels in Virtual Landscapes

Development of a four-dimensional multimedia information system. An historical landscape offers a space-and-time-related entry to information on historical subjects.

Ingo Braun
Anja Kutzner

Kulturbox GmbH

Birgit Böhme
Uta Simmons

Centre for Berlin Studies

Askan Striepe
Christian Quintus

Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology

Andreas Knoche
Leonie Schäfer

Technical University of Berlin
info@zeitreisen.de

Virtual Reality
Smithsonian Without Walls

Razorfish developed Revealing Things, the Smithsonian's first Web-based exhibit. Through unique navigation, the exhibit showcases objects that reveal their owners' stories and cultures, and the meanings they associate with their possessions.

Thomas Mueller
Marcelo Ronchini

razorfish inc.
324 Pearl Street #3A
New York, New York 10038 USA
thomas@razorfish.com

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