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Dr, Avshalom Karasik


Journal papers and reports:

A. Karasik and U. Smilansky, Computerized Morphological Classification of Ceramics. Journal of Archaeological Science 38 (2011) 2644-2657.

D. Adan-Bayewitz, A. Karasik, U. Smilansky, F. Asaro, R.D. Giauque and R. Lavidor, Differentiation of Ceramic Chemical Element Composition and Vessel Morphology at a Pottery Production Center in Roman Galilee. Journal of Archaeological Science 36 (2009) 2517-2530.

A. Karasik and U. Smilansky, 3D Scanning Technology as a Standard Archaeological Tool for Pottery Analysis: Practice and Theory. Journal of Archaeological Science 35 (2008) 1148-1168.

A. Karasik, Applications of 3D technology as a research tool in archaeological ceramic analysis. In: B. Frischer and A. Dakouri-Hild (Eds.). Beyond Illustration: 2D and 3D Digital Technology as Tools for Discovery in Archaeology. British Archaeological Reports International Series 1805, (2008) 103-116.

A. Karasik, and U. Smilansky, Computation of the Capacity of Pottery Vessels Based on Drawn Profiles - Appendix 1A to Chapter 12. In: A. Mazar (editor) Excavations at Tel Beth Shean 1989 -1996, Volume I. Jerusalem (2006).

I. Saragusti, A. Karasik, I. Sharon, and U. Smilansky, Quantitative analysis of shape attributes based on contours and section profiles in archaeological research, Journal of Archaeological Science 32 (2005) 841-853.

A. Karasik, U. Smilansky, and I. Beit-Arieh, New Typological Analyses of Holemouth Jars from the Early Bronze Age from Tel Arad and Southern Sinai, Tel-Aviv 32, (2005) 20-32.

A. Gilboa, A. Karasik, I. Sharon, and U. Smilansky, Towards computerized typology and classification of ceramics, Journal of Archaeological Science 31 (2004) 681-694.

Conferences proceedings:

A. Karasik, A complete, automatic procedure for pottery documentation and analysis. Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops (CVPRW), 2010 IEEE pp. 29-34. San-Francisco, CA.

A. Karasik, I. Sharon, U. Smilansky, and A. Gilboa, Typology and classification of ceramics based on curvature analysis, Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology - CAA 2003 (2004) 472-475.

H. Mara, R. Sablatnig, A. Karasik, and U. Smilansky, The Uniformity of Wheel-Produced Pottery Deduced from 3D Image Processing and Scanning. In: W. Burger, J. Scharinger (Eds.), Digital Imaging in Media and Education, Proc. of the 28th Workshop of the Austrian Association for Pattern Recognition (OAGM), Hagenberg, Austria, 2004, pp. 197-204 (2004).

A. Karasik, H. Mara, R. Sablatnig, I. Sharon, and U. Smilansky, Measuring deformations of wheel-produced ceramics using high resolution 3D reconstructions, In: Figueiredo, A. and Leite Velho, G. (Eds.), The world is in your eyes - Proceedings of the XXXIII Computer Applications in Archaeology Conference: Tomar March 2005, CAA Portugal, Tomar (2007).

U. Smilansky, A. Karasik, A. Gilboa, and I. Sharon, Optimal Choice of Prototypes for Ceramic Typology. In: Niccolucci, F. and Hermon, S. (Eds.), Beyond the Artifact - Digital Interpretation of the Past. Proceedings of CAA2004, Prato 13-17 April 2004. pp. 411-414. Prato, Italy. (2010).

A. Karasik, L. Bitton, A. Gilboa, I. Sharon and U. Smilansky, Quantitative Measures of the Uniformity of Ceramics. In: Niccolucci, F. and Hermon, S. (Eds.), Beyond the Artifact - Digital Interpretation of the Past. Proceedings of CAA2004, Prato 13-17 April 2004. pp. 407-410. Prato, Italy. (2010).