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The Digital Hadrian's Villa Project: Using virtual worlds to control suspected solar alignments

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2 Author(s)
Frischer, B. ; Virtual World Heritage Lab., Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA ; Fillwalk, J.

This paper discusses how the Digital Hadrian's Villa Project has used virtual world technology to control the validity of a claimed alignment between the sun's position at sunset on the summer solstice during the reign of Hadrian (117-138 CE) and the tower structure at Hadrian's Villa known as Roccabruna. The conclusion is reached that virtual world technology is usefully applied in investigations of this kind.

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Virtual Systems and Multimedia (VSMM), 2012 18th International Conference on

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2-5 Sept. 2012