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Feb 23, 2021

Professor Ayellet Tal is a professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering of the Israeli Institute of Tech.

Technology is the symbol of our age, nevertheless, some fields have been left out of the revolution. One of these is archaeology, where many tasks are still performed manually - from the initial excavations, through documentation, to restoration. It turns out that some of these activities are classical computer vision tasks, such as puzzle solving, shape completion and edge detection. In this talk, Professor Tal describes some of the techniques her team has developed to replace manual restoration and documentation.

Originally published in January, 2020.

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