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Prof. Dr. Eleftheria Paliou

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Email: e.paliou(at)uni-koeln.de
Website/Blog: eleftheria121.wordpress.com , uni-koln.academia.edu/EleftheriaPaliou

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Research interests

  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • 3D Modelling and reconstruction
  • Spatial analysis (2D, 3D)
  • Urban computing
  • Computer simulation
  • Spatial network analysis
  • Aegean Bronze Age

Academic memberships

• Board member of the Cologne Centre for eHumanties (CCeH, http://cceh.uni-koeln.de/mitglieder-des-cceh/)

• Member of Competence Area III : Quantitative Modelling of Complex Systems (Universität zu Köln), http://complexsystems.uni-koeln.de/

• German representative and work group leader (WG 4) at the COST ACTION Arkwork: “Archaeological practices and knowledge work in the digital environment”, http://www.cost.eu/COST_Actions/ca/CA15201

• Member of the Editorial board of the international Journal of Computer Applications and Quantitative methods in Archaeology, https://journal.caa-international.org/about/editorialteam/

• Review editor and member of the Editorial Board at the open access journal Frontiers in Digital Humanities, section Digital Archaeology.

• Member of the Editorial Advisory Board on computer applications in archaeology of the archaeological Journal AURA, http://aura.arch.uoa.gr/aura/editorial-team.

• Member of the Scientific Committee of the international organisation Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA, 3year term starting in March 2016), http://caa-international.org/about/scientific-committee/)

• Member of the Scientific Committee of the Virtual Heritage Network, Ireland, http://www.vhnireland.org/scientific-committee/.

• Deputy Chair (2012-2018) and founding member of CAA GR (Computer application and Quantitative methods in Archaeology- Greek Chapter). Also member of the International CAA organisation (Computer application and Quantitative methods in Archaeology), member of CAA Germany, former member of CAA UK.

• Invited AcademiaNet Member (Leading Women Scientists) since May 2017, http://www.academia-net.org/, http://www.academia-net.org/selection-criteria/

• Member of the European Association of Archaeologists (EAA), https://www.e-a-a.org/

• Member of Aegeus (Society of Aegean prehistory).

• Former member of the Archaeological Computing Research Group (ACRG, University of Southampton).

Selected publications

Books

  • E. Paliou, Undine Lieberwirth, Silvia Polla (eds)- (2014). “Spatial analysis and social spaces: interdisciplinary approaches to the interpretation of prehistoric and historic built environments“, Topoi. Berlin Studies of the Ancient World, De Gruyter (peer reviewed).
  • E. Paliou (2009), "The visual consumption of mural painting in Late Bronze Age Akrotiri (Thera, Greece)- A computational approach to visibility analysis in three-dimensional built spaces",  PhD thesis, University of Southampton, Southampton. (unpublished).
  • C. Papadopoulos, E. Paliou, A. Chrysanthi, E. Kotoula, A. Sarris,. A (eds) (2015). Archaeological Research in the Digital Age. Proceedings of the 1st CAA GR conference, Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology, Greek chapter (CAA GR 2014), 7-8 March 2014, Institute of Mediterranean Studies, Rethymno, Crete, (peer-reviewed).

Journal articles and book chapters

  • Paliou, E. 2017: Visual perception in past built environments: theoretical and procedural issues in the archaeological application of three-dimensional visibility analysis. in Digital Geoarchaeology, edited by Christoph Siart and Markus Forbriger (Springer), pp.  pp 65-80.
  • Paliou, E., Bevan, A. 2017 “Computational approaches to Minoan settlement interaction and growth” in Minoan architecture and urbanism: new perspectives on an ancient built environment, Oxford University Press, pp 266-288.
  • Paliou, E., Bevan, A. 2016 Evolving settlement patterns, spatial interaction and the socio-political organisation of late Prepalatial south-central Crete, Journal of Anthropological Archaeology, Volume 42, 184–197, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0278416516300071
  • C. Corsi, D. Sanders, E. Paliou, E. Gay (2015): “Old problems and new challenges in archaeological sites data management. The REVEAL experience at Ammaia (Portugal)”, Proceedings of the Annual International Conference on Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology, Perth, 25-28 March 2013.(peer-reviewed )
  • E. Paliou, C. Corsi, (2014) “The whole is more than the sum of its parts”- Geospatial data integration, visualisation and analysis at the Roman site of Ammaia (Marvão, Portugal)”, in Proceedings of the Annual International Conference on Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology, Southampton, 26-29 March 2012. pp. 592-607. (peer-reviewed )
  • E. Paliou, (2014) “Introduction“, in “Spatial analysis and social spaces: interdisciplinary approaches to the interpretation of prehistoric and historic built environments”, Edited by Eleftheria Paliou, Undine Lieberwirth, Silvia Polla, Topoi. Berlin Studies of the Ancient World, De Gruyter. pp. 1-17. (peer-reviewed )
  • E. Paliou, (2014) “Visibility analysis in 3D spaces: a new dimension to the understanding of social space“, in “Spatial analysis and social spaces: interdisciplinary approaches to the interpretation of prehistoric and historic built environments”, Edited by Eleftheria Paliou, Undine Lieberwirth, Silvia Polla. Topoi. Berlin Studies of the Ancient World, De Gruyter. pp. 91-113. (peer-reviewed )
  • E. Paliou. (2013). “Reconsidering the concept of visualscapes: Recent advances in three-dimensional visibility analysis“, in Bevan, A. and Lake M. (eds) Computational Approaches to Archaeological Spaces. Walnut Creek: Left Coast Press. pp. 243-264. (peer-reviewed )
  • E. Paliou and D.J. Knight (2013). “Mapping the senses: Perceptual and Social aspects of Late Antique Liturgy in San Vitale, Ravenna“. Peer-reviewed publication in the Proceedings of CAA 2010, Computer Applications and Quantitative methods in Archaeology, International Conference, Granada 6-9 April, 2010, pp. 229-236. (peer-reviewed )
  • E. Paliou, (2012) “Digital data management and integration at Ammaia” in AMMAIA. A Romano-Lusitanian townscape, edited by Frank Vermeulen and Cristina Corsi. pp. 121-126
  • V. Mayoral, J. Martínez del Pozo, E. Paliou, E. Tovar (2012) “Building a topographical model for the Roman town of Ammaia” in AMMAIA. A Romano-Lusitanian townscape, edited by Frank Vermeulen and Cristina Corsi. pp.31-36
  • E. Paliou (2011), “The communicative potential of Theran murals in Late Bronze Age Akrotiri: applying viewshed analysis in 3D townscapes”, Oxford Journal of Archaeology, 30(3): 247–272
  • E. Paliou, D. Wheatley, G.P. Earl, (2011)”Three-dimensional visibility analysis of architectural spaces: iconography and visibility of the wall paintings of Xeste 3 (Late Bronze Age Akrotiri)“. Journal of Archaeological Science. 38:375-386. (Download)
  • E. Paliou (2008), ‘An autonomous agent approach to the investigation of intra-site movement and visibility: The visual consumption of Theran Murals from the public spaces of LBA Akrotiri (Thera, Greece)’ in the proceedings of the Annual International conference of Computer applications and quantitative methods in Archaeology, CAA 2007, Berlin, 2-6, April 2007. Ed. by A. Posluschny / K. Lambers / I. Herzog.p.328-335 (Download) (peer-reviewed )
  • E. Paliou and D. Wheatley (2007), “Integrating spatial analysis and 3D modelling approaches to the study of visual space: Late Bronze Age Akrotiri” in “The world is in your eyes”: CAA 2005: Proceedings of the Annual Conference of Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology, Tomar, March 2005. Ed. by A. Figueiredo & G. Leite Velho, p. 307-312.