Improving Archaeological Heritage Information Access Through a Personalised GIS Interface

  • E. Mac Aoidh
  • A. Koinis
  • M. Bertolotto
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4295)


Current archaeological heritage dissemination systems do not take full advantage of available modern technology. For example, the linking of archaeological findings to their geographical surroundings is a functionality offered by few systems. Given the diversity of webusers, a personalised presentation of the information would be desirable. The TArcHNA GIS architecture offers dynamically tailored spatial and non-spatial information to its users. The vast quantity of archaeological heritage information in the system is filtered to suit each individual, based on user models created by previous interactions with the system. The heritage information is made accessible via a personalised map interface. User interactions are captured implicitly, without the users knowledge. The system is designed to operate on both mobile and desktop devices enhancing the accessibility, and the user’s appreciation of archaeological heritage.


Spatial Data Mobile Application Archaeological Site Collaborative Filter Remote Server 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Mac Aoidh
    • 1
  • A. Koinis
    • 1
  • M. Bertolotto
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Computer Science and InformaticsUCDDublinIreland

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