A Case Study in the Use of VR Technology for the Recontextualization of Archaeological Artifacts and Building Remains in a Museum Setting

@inproceedings{Helling2004ACS,
  title={A Case Study in the Use of VR Technology for the Recontextualization of Archaeological Artifacts and Building Remains in a Museum Setting},
  author={Harry Helling and Charlie Steinmetz and Eric Solomon and Bernard Frischer},
  year={2004}
}
This paper presents an account of a project jointly undertaken from 2001 to 2003 by UCLA and the Ocean Institute (Dana Point, California) to create an interactive virtual reality exhibit about archaeological objects found at Port Royal, Jamaica. The intended users of the exhibit were schoolchildren and other visitors to the Ocean Institute. The goal of the project was to facilitate learning through arousal of curiosity about Port Royal, the major English colony in the Caribbean during the… CONTINUE READING