Introductory Courses

Introductory Courses

These courses are of one day duration and will aim to provide basic skills and knowledge required to work on the interdisciplinary topics in the CHANGE project. Experts from the consortium will deliver at appropriate periods the following courses to all ESRs. WP(s) covered by each course is (are) indicated. Will be organised within the CHANGE schools.

Specificity of Cultural Heritage artefacts and the needs to document them. Importance notions such as value and significance of Cultural Heritage objects, materials being used, manufacturing technique, and conservation issues.

  • Introduction to Cultural Heritage artefacts. Lecture provided during TE1 Norway by Noëlle Streeton at the University of Oslo.
  1. Factors affecting change in Cultural Heritage artefacts
  2. Preventive and interventive conservation strategies
  • The Munch Aula Project: the painting's original appearances and their history of change. Lecture provided during TE1 Norway by Tine Frøysaker, UiO
  • PhD project about dry cleaning possibilities for Munch's Aula paintings. Lecture provided during TE1 Norway by Lena Porsmo Stoveland, UiO
  • Changes in the mirror of historical written sources. Lecture provided during TE1 Norway by Hartmut Kutzke, UiO

Different imaging systems and basic principles, image acquisition workflow, device calibration, data registration, application of different imaging modalities.

  • Cultural Heritage Imaging: Lecture provided during TE1 Norway by the External Expert Advisory Board (EEAB) member Mark Mudge and Carla Schroer, current president and director of the organisation Cultural Heritage Imaging.
  • Multi- and Hyperspectral lab: Lecture provided during TE1 Norway by Sony George, NTNU
  • Image quality for Cultural Heritage: Lecture provided during TE1 Norway by Sony George, NTNU
  • Use of Imaging and analytical techniques in conservation: a review.Lecture provided during TE1 Norway by Christian Degrigny, HES-SO
  • Performance Measures for the Evaluation of Algorithms in Cultural Heritage. Lecture provided during TE1 Norway by Theoharis Theoharis, NTNU
  • The PRESIOUS project and its Freely available tools for Cultural Heritage. Lecture provided during TE1 Norway by Theoharis Theoharis, NTNU. More infromation about the PRESIOUS project can be found here.

Tools for visualisation of multimodal data being used by Cultural Heritage experts for monitoring changes, limitations and need for more advanced ones.

  • 3D Imaging. Lecture provided during TE1 Norway by Robert Sitnik, WUT.
  • Visual Computing for Cultural Heritage Applications. Lecture provided during TE1 Norway by Irina Ciortan, NTNU.

Data management and the corresponding concerns of end-users: size of data, storage, compatibility, data formats, software, etc.

Introduction to Cultural Heritage entities, international Cultural Heritage organisations, conservation networks, events, extension of CHANGE research.

  • Communicate your research. Lecture provided during TE1 Norway by Phil Green, NTNU
  • Getting research published. Lecture provided during TE1 Norway by Phil Green, NTNU
  • Introduction for ESRs. Lecture provided during TE1 Norway by Anneli T. Østlien, NTNU