Reconstructing traditional Inuit house forms using three-dimensional interactive computer modelling

  title={Reconstructing traditional Inuit house forms using three-dimensional interactive computer modelling},
  author={Richard M. Levy and Peter Dawson and Charles Arnold},
  journal={Visual Studies},
  pages={26 - 36}
Virtual heritage environments provide researchers and the general public with a tool for exploring archaeological data in a dynamic and interactive fashion. This paper discusses recent attempts by the authors to construct a prototype three-dimensional interactive computer model of an Inuvialuit sod house based on archaeological, ethnohistoric and ethnographic data from the outer Mackenzie Delta area in Arctic Canada. Such computer models have the potential to provide significant insights into… 

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