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Read all papers and other types of publication created by the project.

Academic papers


Verschoof-van der Vaart, W.B. and J. Landauer in press. Using CarcassonNet to automatically detect and trace hollow roads in LiDAR data from the Netherlands. Journal of Cultural Heritage. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.culher.2020.10.009

Verschoof-van der Vaart, W.B.; Lambers, K.; Kowalczyk, W.; Bourgeois, Q.P. Combining Deep Learning and Location-Based Ranking for Large-Scale Archaeological Prospection of LiDAR Data from The Netherlands. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information 20209, 293. DOI: 10.3390/ijgi9050293


Lambers, K.; Verschoof-van der Vaart, W.B.; Bourgeois, Q.P.J. Integrating Remote Sensing, Machine Learning, and Citizen Science in Dutch Archaeological Prospection. Remote Sens. 201911 (7), 794. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/rs11070794

Verschoof-van der Vaart, W.B. and Lambers, K., 2019. Learning to Look at LiDAR: The Use of R-CNN in the Automated Detection of Archaeological Objects in LiDAR Data from the Netherlands. Journal of Computer Applications in Archaeology, 2(1), pp.31–40. DOI: 10.5334/jcaa.32

Webinars & videos

Webinar 1 (15-5-2020) First results of the Utrechtse Heuvelrug and peak behind the scenes. (in Dutch)

Webinar 2 (26-6-2020) On machine learning and Celtic fields (in Dutch)

Informative video on pottery found in the burial mound near Elst (Utrecht) excavated by Leiden University in 2006. This video was made by  Zoë van Litsenburg and Maxime Mulder, archaeology students at Leiden University. (in Dutch)

Lecture Drentse Prehistorische Vereniging (6 Oct 2020). Lecture on aims, design and first results of the Heritage Quest project. (in Dutch) 


Archaeological walking trail (4 km) for children on the Utrechtse Heuvelrug. Made in cooperation with the IVN Nature Education.

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