Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage (JOCCH): Volume 8 Issue 3, May 2015
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The microscopic description of ancient pottery is widely used for the fabric definition, classification and provenance assessment. In most cases, however, the description is qualitative. An improvement of the study of archaeological pottery needs a more objective approach with quantitative analysis. In classical scientific literature, the structural features and mineralogical ...
cultural heritage, Thin section analysis, petrographic features, pottery, image alignment
Computers & Geosciences: Volume 72 Issue C, November 2014
Publisher: Pergamon Press, Inc.
A new semi-automated image processing procedure based on multivariate statistical analysis of X-ray maps of petrological and material science interest has been developed to generate high contrast pseudo-coloured images highlighting the element distribution between and within detected mineral phases.This new tool package, developed in Python and integrated with ArcGis�, generates ...
Ceramic, Metamorphic rock textural relationship, Multivariate statistical analysis of X-ray maps, Semi-automated classification method, X-Ray-Map-Analyser program