International Journal of Computational Methods in Heritage Science (IJCMHS)

International Journal of Computational Methods in Heritage Science (IJCMHS)

Editor-in-Chief: George P. Pavlidis (Athena Research Centre, Greece)
Published: Semi-Annually |Established: 2017
ISSN: 2473-5345|EISSN: 2473-5337|DOI: 10.4018/IJCMHS


Heritage science is a broad, cross-disciplinary field of studying emphasizing research on a variety of topics within the realm of heritage management and sustainability, investigation, engagement, and interpretation. With the proliferation of technology, the opportunities available for studying the culture and heritage of the world in which we live also advance.

The International Journal of Computational Methods in Heritage Science (IJCMHS) explores the way in which technology is shaping the research and practice of museums, galleries, archives, independent archaeologists and anthropologists and other professionals engaged in heritage science. Highlighting critical research related to the areas of cultural heritage, the digitization of cultural assets, virtual museums, and the digital analysis of cultural artifacts, this journal is an essential resource for professionals, researchers, and students involved with heritage science research.

Topics Covered

  • Big-data, open-data approaches in cultural heritage and intellectual property rights
  • Digital archives, metadata, international standards and interoperability
  • Digital documentation and optical 3D documentation
  • Digital reconstruction and visualization of cultural heritage data
  • Gamification, game-based learning and serious games for education using culture
  • Innovative virtual exhibitions and museums
  • Innovative Virtual Reality, Augmented & Mixed Reality applications
  • Innovative web, mobile, social networking and tourism applications
  • Language and lexical cultural heritage resources
  • Narrative approaches and storytelling
  • NLP techniques and knowledge modeling
  • Scientific tools for comparative study and academic training

Mission and Scope

The International Journal of Computational Methods in Heritage Science (IJCMHS) aims to present innovative research on digital solutions and advancements in the cross-disciplinary field of cultural heritage research and documentation. Through a presentation of applied and theoretical research and case studies from around the world, IJCMHS intends to be a pivotal resource for anthropologists, archaeologists, museum curators, librarians, archivists, historians as well as academics and students studying topics relevant to cultural heritage and conservation.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Editorial Board

Associate Editors
Daniel Asmar, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
Anestis Koutsoudis, Athena Research Center, Greece ORCID
Spyros Vosinakis, University of the Aegean, Greece
Editorial Review Board
Athos Agapiou, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
Eros Agosto, AdHoc 3D Solutions, Italy
Ansgar Brunn, Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaften Würzburg-Schweinfurt, Germany
Stefano Brusaporci, L'Aquila University, Italy
George Caridakis, University of the Aegean, Greece
Savvas Chatzichristofis, Neapolis University Paphos, Cyprus
Dimitris Chrysostomou, Aalborg University, Denmark
Isabella Gagliardi, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Italy
Andreas Georgopoulos, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Daria Hookk, State Hermitage Museum, Russian Federation
András Jung, Leipzig University, Germany
Katerina Kabassi, Technological Educational Institute of the Ionian Islands, Greece
Dimitris Kalles, Hellenic Open University, Greece ORCID
Ioannis Kanellos, Telecom-Bretagne, France
George Karagiannis, Art Diagnosis Center, Greece
Nikolaos Kazakis, ATHENA Research Center, Greece
Chairi Kiourt, Athena Research Centre, Greece
Adamantios Koumpis, University of Passau, Germany
Panayiotis Koutsabasis, University of the Aegean, Greece
Fotis Liarokapis, Czech Republic
Lindsay MacDonald, University College London, United Kingdom
Stella Markantonatou, Athena Research Center, Greece
Patricia Martin-Rodilla, Institute of Heritage Sciences, Spanish National Research Council, Spain
Rafael Martin-Talaverano, Technical University of Madrid, Spain
Spyros Mouroutsos, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
Charalambos Paraskeva, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Petros Patias, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Dirk Rieke-Zapp, AICON 3D Systems GmbH, Germany
Selma Rizvić, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia And Herzegovina
Raimondo Schettini, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Athanasios Sideris, University of the Aegean & Thrace Foundation, Bulgaria, Greece
Dimitrios Skarlatos, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
Neil Smith, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
Modestos Stavrakis, University of the Aegean, Greece
Stella Sylaiou, Τhe Αristotle University of Τhessaloniki (AUTh), Greece
Vasilios Tsioukas, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Nestor Tsirliganis, Athena Research Center, Greece


Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit their original empirical research articles 3,000-5,000 words in length. Interested authors must consult the journal’s guidelines for manuscript submissions at prior to submission. All submitted articles will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis by no fewer than 3 members of the journal’s Editorial Review Board and 1 Associate Editor. Final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers and at the sole discretion of the Editor-in-Chief.

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All inquiries should be directed to the attention of:
George Pavlidis
Athena Research Center
University Campus at Kimmeria, PO BOX 159, GR-67100, Xanthi, Greece