Universität Wien FIND

300335 UE Virtual Anthropology - 3D Applications and Software (2016W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work


max. 15 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Vorbesprechung 04-10-2016 13:00 - 13:30 Großer Seminarraum Anthropologie

06-12-2016 10:00-18:00 VA UE
07-12-2016 10:00-18:00 VA UE + Prüfungstermin 1

Tuesday 04.10. 13:00 - 13:30 Seminarraum Anthropologie, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14 2.001 1.OG (Kickoff Class)
Tuesday 06.12. 10:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum S1 Vienna Micro-CT Lab, Althanstraße 12-14
Wednesday 07.12. 10:00 - 13:55 Seminarraum S1 Vienna Micro-CT Lab, Althanstraße 12-14


Aims, contents and method of the course

Applied exercises with real data (from theory to results), handling of software packages and data, visualisation of results, identification of landmarks (LM) and semilandmarks (sLM), creation of surface data and conversion, basics of form- and shape analysis of complex geometries (but no substitute for theoretical courses!)

Assessment and permitted materials

Written test

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Linking up teaching with ongoing research at the Dept. of Anthr., introduction into a new interdiscipline, understanding and applying modern methods in the domain of comparative morphology.

Examination topics

PPT presentations for theoretical background, computer exercises using datasets of human skull and teeth, introduction to various software packages and application to data.

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


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