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Shape Grammars as a Probabilistic Model for Building Type Definition and Computation of Possible Instances: The Case Study of Ancient Greek and Roman Libraries

  • Myrsini MamoliEmail author
Conference paper

Abstract

This paper discusses a shape grammar for the reconstruction of archaeological building remains of ancient Greek and Roman libraries with metadata pointing to the evidence on which each rule is based.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Louisiana State UniversityBaton RougeUSA
  2. 2.AthensGreece

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