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Fingerprinting Objects for the Control of Illegal Trafficking

  • William Wei

Abstract

The illegal trafficking of objects of cultural heritage continues unabated. Controversies still swirl around many archaeological objects in Western museums. Unrest in the Middle East and Africa, and/or lack of funding in many third world countries leave countless treasures unprotected. The lack of strong international laws and enforcement allows greedy and unscrupulous collectors to continue to obtain objects with relative ease.

Keywords

Cultural Heritage Gray Scale Image Roughness Measurement Confocal System False Color Image 
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