Research Projects

Arch-I Scan: Image recognition (Automated recording and machine learning for collating Roman ceramic tablewares and investigating eating and drinking practices), Arts and Humanities Research Council  2020-2023, £999,906.

PI Prof. Penelope Allison from the School of Archaeology and Ancient History. Co-Is: Prof. Alexander N. Gorban, Dr Evgeny M. Mirkes, Prof. Ivan Tyukin from the School of Mathematics and Actuarial Sciences.

Arch-I-Scan will learn to automatically recognise and record details of pottery remains, using handheld devices (e.g. mobile phones)  operated by non-specialists and specialists, and to digitally collate and store large quantities of data.