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Friday Seminar

by klarich — last modified March 16, 2009 02:10 PM

Anatolia Research Interest Group

What Friday Seminar
When April 03, 2009
from 04:00 pm to 06:00 pm
Where Fowler Museum, Room A139 (ground floor)
Contact Name Mac Marston
Contact Email
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Exploring an Ancient City through Simulations of Urban Movement at Kerkenes Dağ, Turkey

Dr. Scott Branting, Director, Center for Ancient Middle Eastern Landscapes (CAMEL) and Research Assistant Professor, Oriental Institute, University of Chicago

The power of using transportation simulations to analyze urban movement and activities has long been known in a range of disciplines.  Yet the difficulty of implementing such an analysis for ancient movement has long held back its development in archaeology.  This talk presents the results and verification program of the GIS-T and agent-based simulations along the street network of the Iron Age city at Kerkenes Dağ in central Turkey.

Click here for a flyer for the lecture.

The Anatolia Research Interest Group will be hosting lectures by local and visiting scholars throughout the 2008-2009 school year. These lectures are open to the Cotsen Institute community, although directed towards other members of the interest group.



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