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300053 VO Virtual Anthropology - Introduction into digital 3D-methods (2019W)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

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Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 10.10. 13:00 - 14:30 Seminarraum Anthropologie, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14 2.001 1.OG (Kickoff Class)
Thursday 24.10. 13:00 - 14:30 Seminarraum Anthropologie, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14 2.001 1.OG
Thursday 31.10. 13:15 - 14:30 Seminarraum Anthropologie, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14 2.001 1.OG
Thursday 14.11. 13:00 - 14:30 Seminarraum Anthropologie, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14 2.001 1.OG
Thursday 16.01. 13:00 - 14:30 Seminarraum Anthropologie, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14 2.001 1.OG

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Aims, contents and method of the course

Introduction into a new area of anthropology: From traditional methods to three-dimensional quantitative morphometry, data acquisition (CT, MRT, surface scanning), stereolithography, biostatistical analysis and math. methods (Geometric Morphometrics), applications in anthropology and medicine (hidden anatomical structures, virtual endocasts, likelihood-based reconstruction, e-preparation of fossils, ontogenetic vectors, phylogenetic classification, comp. brain anatomy, surgery planning, prosthetics, etc.), future working modes.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written test (multiple choice)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Linking up teaching with ongoing research at the dept., introduction into a new discipline, understanding modern methods in the literature, demonstrating possibilities for projects at the dept.

Examination topics

Lecture using audiovisual aids (PPT)

Reading list

Weber, G.W., Bookstein, F.L., 2011. Virtual Anthropology - A Guide to a New Interdisciplinary Field. Springer Verlag. ISBN 978-3-211-48647-4, Wien, New York.

Association in the course directory

BAN 3, BBO 8, BMG 10, BMB 10, BOE 11, BPB 11, BZO 11, EC EA PM3, UF BU 10, UF MA BU 01, UF MA BU 04,

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