Neil A. Silberman

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This paper discusses the rationale for—and describes the methodology of—a new system of interactive storytelling being developed by the Ename Centre for Public Archaeology Heritage Presentation in Belgium. Based on 5 years' experience with multimedia heritage presentation systems, both on-site and in museum contexts, this approach to the presentation of(More)
Virtual Reality and multimedia technologies are central components of the heritage presentation programme at Ename, Belgium. These techniques are designed to help the visitor understand and experience the past as it has been revealed through archaeological and historical research. This paper briefly traces the development of multimedia and Virtual Reality(More)
This paper presents the results of the implementation of prototype culture heritage presentation systems in a village, a small town and a region. These systems focus on cost efficiency, sustainability, local identity and integration in tourism, and are based on an innovative approach of interactive storytelling. This approach facilitates effective public(More)
The distribution of tritium atoms in some labeled steroids has been determined by tritium nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. In addition, the distribution of molecular types (mono vs. polytritiated) and nuclear Overhauser enhancements have been determined. As near maximal NOE's were observed, quantitative distribution information was derived from NOE(More)
WHAT ARE MEMORIES MADE OF? THE UNTAPPED POWER OF DIGITAL HERITAGE Neil Silberman, Coherit Associates LLC The ICOMOS “Ename” Charter on the Interpretation and Presentation of Cultural Heritage Sites (2008) was one of the first set of global heritage policy principles entirely devoted to the general practice of cultural communication—in sharp contrast to(More)
Neil Silberman " OF MAKING MANY BOOKS THERE IS NO END, " writes the biblical author of Ecclesiastes—and so it seems that of the making of many international heritage conventions, principles, and guidelines there also seems to be no end in sight. Beginning with the 1931 Athens Charter for the Restoration of Historic Monuments, through the 1964 Venice(More)
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