Rock Art Interpretation within Indiana MAS

  • Viviana Mascardi
  • Vincenzo Deufemia
  • Damiano Malafronte
  • Alessandro Ricciarelli
  • Nicoletta Bianchi
  • Henry de Lumley
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7327)


This paper presents the first results achieved within the Indiana MAS project funded by Italian Ministry for Education, University and Research, MIUR. We discuss how the AgentSketch holon belonging to the Indiana MAS has been extended to cope with images, besides hand drawn sketches, and has been tested in the domain of Mount Bego’s prehistoric rock art (southern French Alps). The way Indiana MAS holons cooperate in order to provide correct interpretations of ambiguous shapes is discussed by means of an example based on hypotheses recently advanced by archaeologists.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Viviana Mascardi
    • 1
  • Vincenzo Deufemia
    • 2
  • Damiano Malafronte
    • 1
  • Alessandro Ricciarelli
    • 1
  • Nicoletta Bianchi
    • 3
  • Henry de Lumley
    • 3
  1. 1.Università di GenovaGenovaItaly
  2. 2.Università di SalernoFiscianoItaly
  3. 3.Lab. Dép. de Préhistoire du LazaretNiceFrance

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