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
Out of print.


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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Open Access Articles: Forthcoming
Volume 3: 2 Issues (2019)
Volume 2: 2 Issues (2018)
Volume 1: 2 Issues (2017)
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Editorial Board

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