Sweep Widths in the Evaluation of Coverage by Archaeological Surveys in Jordan and Cyprus
The Wadi Quseiba Survey in northern Jordan and Tremethos Valley Survey in Cyprus recently employed "calibration runs" by survey crews to calculate sweep widths in a variety of visibility contexts. The resulting sweep widths were a critical element in evaluating the coverage of spaces previously surveyed, and these coverages were integral to the planning of additional survey according to a Bayesian allocation algorithm.
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Sweep Widths in the Evaluation of Coverage by Archaeological Surveys in Jordan and Cyprus. Edward Banning, Sarah T Stewart, Philip Hitchings, Steven Edwards. Presented at The 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, California. 2015 ( tDAR id: 398261)
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