N. Lercari Publications

PUBLICATIONS

Articles:

Åsa Berggren, Nicoló Dell'Unto, Maurizio Forte, Scott Haddow, Ian Hodder, Justine Issavi, Nicola Lercari, Camilla Mazzucato, Allison Mickel, James S. Taylor, “Revisiting reflexive archaeology at Çatalhöyük: integrating digital and 3D technologies at the trowel’s edge”, Antiquity, Vol. 89 (344), April 2015: 433 - 448.

Maurizio Forte, Nicoló Dell’Unto, Justine Issavi, Llonel Onsurez, and Nicola Lercari, “3D Archaeology at Çatalhöyük”, International Journal of Heritage in the Digital Era Vol. 1(3) (2012): 351-378.

Book Chapters:

Nicola Lercari, “ Terrestrial Laser Scanning in the Age of Sensing”. In Forte Maurizio and Campana Stefano (eds.), Remote Sensing Current Methods and Applications, Springer, forthcoming 2016.

Nicola Lercari, “Past and present in the Metaverse: a survey of the evolution of historical virtual worlds”. In Sivan Yesha (ed.), 3D3C Handbook on Virtual Worlds, Springer, forthcoming 2015.

Maurizio Forte, Nicolo’ Dell’Unto, Kristina Jonsson, Nicola Lercari, “Interpretation Process at Çatalhöyük using 3D”. In Ian Hodder and Arkadius Marciniak (eds.), Assembling Çatalhöyük, Maney Publishing, forthcoming 2016.

Nicola Lercari, “Nuove Forme di Comunicazione per Nu.M.E. (2010)”. In Francesca Bocchi and Rosa Smurra (eds.), La Storia della Città per il Museo Virtuale di Bologna, Bononia University Press, 2011, pp. 217-225.

Nicola Lercari, “An Open Source Approach to Cultural Heritage: Nu.M.E. Project and the Virtual Reconstruction of Bologna”. In Maurizio Forte (ed.), Cyber-Archaeology, BAR International Series 2177, 2010, 125-133.

Reports:

Çatalhöyük Archive Report 2014 – Chapter 18, 3D Digging at Çatalhöyük project (with Maurizio Forte), pp.186-193.

Çatalhöyük Archive Report 2013 – Chapter 18, 3D Digging at Çatalhöyük project (with Maurizio Forte and Nicoló Dell’Unto), pp. 212-219.

Symposium-Conference Proceedings:

Nicola Lercari, “Virtually Rebuilding Çatalhöyük History Houses” (paper presented at SAA Meeting 2015, San Francisco, Apr 15-19, 2015)

Nicola Lercari, “Heritage, Reality Computing, and Visualization: A Real-Virtual-Real Approach” (paper presented at Symposium on Virtual Reality and Visualization for Interdisciplinary Research, Merced, CA, Apr. 9, 2015).

Nicola Lercari, “Towards an Immersive Interpretation of Çatalhöyük at DiVE”

(paper presented at ASOR Meeting 2014, San Diego, CA, Nov 19-22, 2014)

Nicola Lercari, Emmanuel Shiferaw, Regis Kopper, “Reshaping Remote Sensing and Virtual Reality at Çatalhöyük” (paper presented at Age of Sensing 5th International Conference on Remote Sensing in Archaeology, Durham, NC, Oct 13-15, 2014).

Nicola Lercari, “Terrestrial Laser Scanning at Çatalhöyük: New Methodologies, Results, and Research Perspectives” (paper presented at Age of Sensing 5th International Conference on Remote Sensing in Archaeology, Durham, NC, Oct 13-15, 2014).

Nicola Lercari, Maurizio Forte, Llonel Onsurez, and Joe Schultz, “Multimodal Reconstruction of Landscape in Serious Games for Heritage. An insight on the creation of Fort Ross Virtual Warehouse serious game” (paper presented at Digital Heritage International Congress 2013, Marseille, France, Oct. 28- Nov 01, 2013).

Nicola Lercari, Michela Mortara, and Maurizio Forte, “ Unveiling California history through serious games: Fort Ross Virtual Warehouse” (paper presented at the First International Games and Learning Alliance Conference, Paris, France, Oct. 23-25, 2013).

Nicola Lercari, Maurizio Forte, David Zielinski, Regis Kopper, and Rebecca Lai, “Çatalhöyük @ DiVE: Virtual reconstruction and immersive visualization of a Neolithic building” (paper presented at Space2Place, Digital Heritage International Congress 2013, Marseille, France, Oct. 28- Nov 01, 2013).

Maurizio Forte, Nicoló Dell'Unto, Scott Haddow, and Nicola Lercari, “3D Documentation at Çatalhöyük: New Perspective for Digital Archaeology” (paper presented at Space2Place, Digital Heritage International Congress 2013, Marseille, France, Oct. 28- Nov 01, 2013).

Stefano Campana, Gianfranco Morelli, Gianluca Catanzariti, Krishopher Strutt, Maurizio Forte, and Nicola Lercari, “4D Surveys at Çatalhöyük (Turkey): Magnetometry, sa-GPR & hr-GPR, Laserscanning” (paper presented at Space2Place, Digital Heritage International Congress 2013, Marseille, France, Oct. 28- Nov 01, 2013).

Maurizio Forte, Nicola Lercari, Llonel Onsurez, Justine Issavi, and Elisabeth Prather, “The Fort Ross Virtual Warehouse Project: a Serious Game for Research and Education” (paper presented at the 18th International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia- VSMM 2012, Milano, Italy, Sept. 2-5, 2012).

Nicola Lercari, Elena Toffalori, Micaela Spigarolo, and Llonel Onsurez, “Virtual Heritage in the Cloud: New Perspectives for the Virtual Museum of Bologna” (paper presented at VAST 2011: The International Symposium on Virtual Reality, Archaeology and Intelligent Cultural Heritage, Prato, Italy, Oct 18-21, 2011).

Maurizio Forte, Nicola Lercari, Fabrizio Galeazzi, and Davide Borra, “Metaverse Communities and Archaeology: the Case of Teramo” (paper presented at Third International Euro-Mediterranean Conference - EuroMed 2010, Lemessos, Cyprus, Nov. 8-13, 2010).

Invited Lectures:

Heritage, Reality Computing, and the Cyber Future of Humanities Scholarship, Next Generation Research and the University of California: Planning for the Future of UC’s Cyber Infrastructure, University of California Los Angeles, March 2015.

From Plato’s Cave to C.A.V.E. Simulation, Job talk, University of California Merced, March 2014.