EDG503 Algorithms and Cultural Technology
Professor: Dimitris KOUKOPOULOS | Course outline [pdf file]
Introductory concepts in algorithms. Basic concepts in cultural technology. Representation of algorithms. Data representation. Algorithmic problems classification. Digitisation and semantic processing. Visualisation and communication (multi-modal experiences). Introduction in the analysis of algorithms. Basic techniques for design and analysis of algorithms: balancing, divide-and-conquer and greedy techniques. Searching algorithms in digital cultural environments. The sorting problem in digital cultural environments. Recommendation algorithms in archaeological sites and cultural sites in general. Personalised guiding services in museums with time limitations. Graph traversal problem: breadth-first search, depth-first search. Survey of current research papers.