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Use cases of virtual reality to visualize a databasehow useful is VR for archaeology researchers?

Quinio Bernard


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  "description": "<p>We present here an original Virtual Reality (VR) application for navigating an archaeological database. The Activity Theory is drawn&nbsp;on to describe the use of the immersive tool, which was developed&nbsp;in the context of an archaeological research project. Based on the&nbsp;observation of researchers interacting with the tool and their verbal&nbsp;expression, we show that the efficiency of technology use and&nbsp;activities depends on the removal of technical obstacles but also&nbsp;on the interaction of three components: the subject, the objective&nbsp;and the tool. The activities, which seem the most relevant produce&nbsp;results that affect one or more of the three components. It seems&nbsp;that activity theory is a relevant tool to analyze the use of this kind&nbsp;of technology, VR, to visualize a database. Finally, we present lines&nbsp;of thought for digital humanities.</p>\n\n<p>This publication is a part of ANR project Schopper :&nbsp;<a href=\"http://schopper-anr.org/shopper-wp/\">http://schopper-anr.org/</a></p>", 
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      "name": "Quinio Bernard"
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  "url": "https://zenodo.org/record/4060035", 
  "datePublished": "2020-09-30", 
  "keywords": [
    "Virtual Reality, Activity theory, Archaeology, Data base, Digital Humanities"
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      "affiliation": "Universit\u00e9 Paris Est Cr\u00e9teil", 
      "@type": "Person", 
      "name": "De Pechpeyrou Pauline"
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    {
      "affiliation": "UMR 7194 HNHP - Universit\u00e9 de Perpignan-MNHN-CNRS", 
      "@type": "Person", 
      "name": "Boulbes Nicolas"
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      "affiliation": "INRAE - LISIS", 
      "@type": "Person", 
      "name": "Kotras Baptiste"
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  "identifier": "https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4060035", 
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    "location": "Hammamet (Tunisia)", 
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