Phil Murgatroyd

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Although historical studies are frequently perceived as clear narratives defined by a series of fixed events; in reality, even where critical historical events may be identified, historic documentation frequently lacks corroborative detail to support verifiable interpretation. Consequently, interpretation rarely rises above the level of unproven assertion(More)
Historical studies are frequently perceived to be characterised as clear narratives defined by a series of fixed events or actions. In reality, even where critical historic events may be identified, historic documentation frequently lacks corroborative detail that supports verifiable interpretation. Consequently, for many periods and areas of research,(More)
Digital Humanities offer a new exciting domain for agent-based distributed simulation. In historical studies interpretation rarely rises above the level of unproven assertion and is rarely tested against a range of evidence. Agent-based simulation can provide an opportunity to break these cycles of academic claim and counterclaim. The MWGrid framework(More)
Remote sensing, powerful computing engines, and agent-based models offer new ways to interpret data and broaden data collection, moving archaeologists closer to their ultimate goal of approximating the individual within an extensive, interpreted, digital environment. The first Web extra is a video that demonstrates how the advanced acquisition and(More)
Digital Humanities offer a new exciting domain for agent-based distributed simulation. In historical studies interpretation rarely rises above the level of unproven assertion and is rarely tested against a range of evidence. Agent-based simulation can provide an opportunity to break these cycles of academic claim and counter-claim. The MWGrid framework(More)
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