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Python Scripting and Archaeological Applications Using ArcGis

Author(s): Cosimo Sgarlata

Year: 2017

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When ArcGis software enabled Python computer scripting language as a platform whereby users can automate tasks, edit and create new programs; it opened a door for archaeologists to enhance much of the work they do mapping, and performing spatial analysis. This session looks at the utilization of Python scripting language for automating a number of tasks which archaeologists do routinely, as well as other open source software and how its applications can lend new dimensions to the way we analyze space and record archaeological information in general.


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Python Scripting and Archaeological Applications Using ArcGis. Cosimo Sgarlata. Presented at The 81st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Vancouver, British Columbia. 2017 ( tDAR id: 428997)


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min long: -80.815; min lat: 39.3 ; max long: -66.753; max lat: 47.398 ;

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Abstract Id(s): 14549

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America