Pyarchinit: Open Source Gis for Cultural Heritage

Our workshop will be started at a 0 level of digital cartography. We'll start with an explanation of the history of cartography through archaeological sources. Then in the second time, we'll introduce to Qgis the most important open source GIS software in the world. At last, we'll teach how to use Pyarchinit to manage an archaeological excavation.

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Sunday 14 October
From 10.45 am to 12.00 pm
Room 19 Sala Euphemia pav. 10
Pyarchinit: Open Source Gis for Cultural Heritage

Paolo Rosati, Alessandro Ballarò

Paolo Rosati --> PhD in Archeology over the development of new FOSS informatics methods and software in Archeology at the University of L'Aquila. He built the school of FOSS learning in Rome, a net of Italian freelance, tester, debugger, developers who constantly work for Pyarchinit and for other FOSS programs. This community with its work is returning these programs better than in the past. As Una Quantum inc. president he constantly meeting Heritage politicians, members of public administrations, museums directors, other associations manager. He personally choosing freelance for each kind of class and discovering their personal skills I improve the talents of our associate. He're working programming gis of Ebla Unesco site (Syria), Helawa (Iraq), San Rossore in Pisa (Italy) for the Sapienza University of Rome and University Federico II of Naples.

Luca Mandolesi --> He developed a plugin (pyArchInit) for the archaeology since 2005. Thanks to the opensource philosophy, many other people in the cultural heritage environment started to use Qgis in his daily work. His company, Ad Arte snc works on archaeological excavation, and we use Qgis on 20 PC with Pyarchinit onboard.

Enzo Cocca --> Actually he is project manager of Al-Khutm project (archaeological UNESCO site in Bat – Oman). He has worked in Italy, Africa, Central Asia and the Middle East as archaeologist and developer IT. From 2010 he has started to develop the PyArchInit software. From 2012 to 2014 he was a research fellow at the University of Naples L’Orientale(Italy), developing some web-gis. In 2015 he has done the Ph.D science and technologies in archaeology and cultural heritage in University of Ferrara(Italy). During this period, he had the opportunity to do teaching activities with topics regarding the management of data in the archaeological field.

Roberto Montagnetti --> He built an opensource and 3D printed ultralight drone called "Nerva 296" with GFOSServices company. He built the information sheet of Pyarchinit about Topographical Unit. His PhD thesis at L'Aquila University was over some least cost path analysis in Qgis and Grass.

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