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Dr Alejandro Giacometti

Research Developer

Email alejandro.giacometti@kcl.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)20 7848 1381
Digital Humanities
King’s College London
Room 217, 26-29 Drury Lane
London
WC2B 5RL

Biography

Alejandro Giacometti is a research developer in the Department of Digital Humanities at King’s College London. He received a PhD in Image Science from University College London, entitled: Evaluating Multispectral Imaging Processing Methodologies for Analysing Cultural Heritage Documents. His research consists of applying computational methods to the recovery of information from damaged cultural heritage documents. He has also worked in developing experimental visualisations of humanities data in order facilitate research tasks.

Research interests
  • Multispectral Imaging & processing
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Humanities Visualisation
  • Experimental Interfaces
Selected publications
  • Giacometti, Alejandro, Alberto Campagnolo, Lindsay MacDonald, Simon Mahony, Melissa Terras, Stuart Robson, Tim Weyrich & Adam Gibson. Visualising macroscopic deterioration of parchment and writing via multispectral images. Paper presented at the Care and Conservation of Manuscripts (CCM) conference. University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark. April 2-4, 2014.
  • MacDonald, Lindsay, Alejandro Giacometti, Alberto Campagnolo, Stuart Robson, Melissa Terras & Adam Gibson. Multispectral Imaging of Degraded Parchment. Paper presented at Computational Color Imaging Workshop (CCIW) 2013. Chiba University, Chiba, Japan. March 3-5, 2013.
  • Giacometti, Alejandro, Alberto Campagnolo, Lindsay MacDonald, Simon Mahony, Melissa Terras, Stuart Robson, Tim Weyrich & Adam Gibson. Cultural heritage destruction: Documenting parchment degradation via multispectral imaging. Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (EVA 2012). London, UK, July 10 – 12, 2012.

For a complete list of publications, please see my full research profile

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