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Multimodal Scanning of Cultural Heritage Assets for their multilayered digitization and preventive conservation via spatiotemporal 4D Reconstruction and 3D Printing

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Project "Scan4Reco" data sheet

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Organization address
postcode: 57001

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 Coordinator Country Greece [EL]
 Project website
 Total cost 3˙762˙762 €
 EC max contribution 3˙417˙762 € (91%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.3.6.3. (Reflective societies - cultural heritage and European identity)
 Code Call H2020-REFLECTIVE-7-2014
 Funding Scheme RIA
 Starting year 2015
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2015-10-01   to  2018-09-30


Take a look of project's partnership.

# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
2    IDRYMA ORMYLIA EL (ORMYLIA) participant 589˙500.00
4    UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI VERONA IT (VERONA) participant 386˙875.00
6    B & W TEK EUROPE GMBH DE (LUBECK) participant 323˙250.00
8    OPIFICIO DELLE PIETRE DURE IT (Firenze) participant 131˙875.00
9    AVASHA AG CH (Walzenhausen) participant 0.00


 Project objective

Scan4Reco will develop a novel portable, integrated and modular solution for customized and thus cost-effective, automatic digitization and analysis of cultural heritage objects (CHOs), even in situ. A multi-sensorial 3D scanning - facilitated by a mechanical arm – will collect multi-spectra data and then, a hierarchical approach for 3D reconstruction of CHOs will be applied, enabling multi-layered rendering, advancing both analysis and 3D printing procedures. The goal will be to create highly accurate digital surrogates of CHOs, providing also detailed insight over their surface and also the volumetric structure, material composition and shape/structure of underlying materials, enabling rendering either via visualization techniques or via multi-material 3D printing. Material analyses will be applied, to understand the heterogeneous nature and complex structures of CHOs, to identify the broad and varied classes of materials and to understand their degradation mechanisms over time, deriving context-dependant ageing models per material. Uni-material models will be spatiotemporally simulated, based on environmental phenomena modeling, so as to collectively render imminent degradation effects on the multi-material CHOs, enabling prediction and recreation of their future appearance, as well as automatic restoration, reaching even back to their original shape. Scan4Reco will further facilitate conservation, by indicating spots/segments of cultural objects that are in eminent conservation need and require special care, while suggestions will be provided by a dedicated Decision Support System (DSS), over conservation methods that should be followed. All the above will be validated on real case scenarios involving heterogeneous objects of various sizes and materials, in 2 pilot real-world use cases. To enhance the accessibility of the digitized cultural objects to the scientific community, field experts and the general public, a virtual model of a museum will be launched.


List of deliverables.
Data Management Plan Open Research Data Pilot 2019-07-24 15:24:15
Communication plan Documents, reports 2019-07-24 15:24:15
Scientific end-user and public requirements Documents, reports 2019-07-24 15:24:15
Technology exploration report Documents, reports 2019-07-24 15:24:15
Material related Booklet Documents, reports 2019-07-24 15:24:15
Scan4Reco Web Site Demonstrators, pilots, prototypes 2019-07-24 15:24:15
Ethical Issues Manual Documents, reports 2019-07-24 15:24:15
A guide for multi-material palette preparation Documents, reports 2019-07-24 15:24:15
Procedures and application of artificial ageing Documents, reports 2019-07-24 15:24:15
Scan4Reco pilots Demonstrators, pilots, prototypes 2019-07-24 15:24:15
Scan4RecoVirtual Museum Demonstrators, pilots, prototypes 2019-07-24 15:24:15
Trial scenarios Documents, reports 2019-07-24 15:24:15
System integration and validation report Documents, reports 2019-07-24 15:24:14
Multi-sensorial Platform and motorized Mechanical arm Documents, reports 2019-07-24 15:24:14
Spatiotemporal Simulation and Rendering Engine Documents, reports 2019-07-24 15:24:14
3D model Representation Documents, reports 2019-07-24 15:24:14
Technical evaluation report Documents, reports 2019-07-24 15:24:15
End-User based Evaluation Report Documents, reports 2019-07-24 15:24:15
Image blending library Other 2019-07-24 15:24:14
DSS based Scan4Reco conservation oriented platform Documents, reports 2019-07-24 15:24:14
RTI-to-appearance library Other 2019-07-24 15:24:14
Protocol for joint acquisition of Low resolution 3D, microprofilometry and RTI requirements for data fusion Documents, reports 2019-07-24 15:24:14
Visual & 3D Printing Demonstrators, pilots, prototypes 2019-07-24 15:24:14

Take a look to the deliverables list in detail:  detailed list of Scan4Reco deliverables.


year authors and title journal last update
List of publications.
2017 Krukowski, Artur; Vogiatzaki, Emmanouela
UAV-based photogrammetric 3D modelling and surveillance of forest wildfires
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.439240
10 2019-07-24
2016 N. Dimitriou, A. Drosou, D. Tzovaras
Scan4Reco: Towards the digitized conservation of Cultural Heritage Assets via spatiotemporal (4D) Reconstruction and 3D Printing
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
2016 G. Karagiannis
A 3D spectroscopic mapping tomography applied to art objects diagnosis
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.59884
2017 Krukowski, Artur; Vogiatzaki, Emmanouela
User Interfaces and 3D Environment Scanning for Game-Based Training in Mixed-Reality Spaces
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.844482
3 2019-07-24
2016 A. Giatti, M. Galeotti, G. Lanterna
Non-invasive FTIR characterisation of varnishes of ancient brass scientific instruments belonging to the “Physic Cabinet” of the “Fondazione Scienza eTecnica” in Florence
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.168232
2016 Georgios Th. Karagiannis, Georgios K. Apostolidis
Investigation of stratigraphic mapping in paintings using micro-Raman spectroscopy
published pages: 98990U, ISSN: , DOI: 10.1117/12.2225211
Optical Sensing and Detection IV 2019-07-24
2017 A. Krukowski, E. Vogiatzaki
Improved High-Resolution3D Modelling of Cultural Heritage Objects by Combining 2D Raster Images with Rough Depth Information: Horizon 2020 SCAN4RECO project
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
2016 C. Daffara , N. Gaburro, G. Marchioro, A. Romeo, G. Basilissi, A. Cagnini, M. Galeotti
Laser conoscopic holography for the assessment of the effects of traditional and innovative cleaning treatments of silver
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.168234
2016 C. Daffara, G. Marchioro, E. Zendri
Thermal quasi-reflectography (TQR), handheld Raman spectroscopy, and optical profilometry: multi-technique mapping of decay in wall paintings
published pages: 5, ISSN: , DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.168233
Book of abstracts 2019-07-24
2016 R. Pintus, I. Ciortan, A. Giachetti, E. Gobbetti
Practical Free-form RTI Acquisition with Local Spot Lights
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.168240
Proc. Smart Tools and Apps for Graphics (STAG) 2016 7 2019-07-24
2016 F. M. Caputo, I. M. Ciortan, D. Corsi, M. De Stefani, A. Giachetti
Gestural interaction and navigation techniques for virtual museum experiences
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.59882
2017 Krukowski, Artur; Vogiatzaki, Emmanouela
High Resolution 3D Modelling of Cultural heritage
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.844457
3 2019-07-24
2016 Krukowski, Artur; Vogiatzaki, Emmanouela
\"Horizon 2020 “Scan4Reco” Project\"\" Project Overview\"
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.168246
16 2019-07-24
2016 Bui Minh Vu, Philipp Urban, Tejas Madan Tanksale, Shigeki Nakauchi
Visual perception of 3D printed translucent objects
published pages: 94-99, ISSN: 2166-9635, DOI: 10.2352/issn.2169-2629.2017.32.94
Color and Imaging Conference 2016/1 2019-07-24
2016 G. Karagiannis
An Ultrasonic And Spectroscopic Microscopy Lab Performing High Resolution Quantitative And Qualitative Evaluation Of Epidermic Structures
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
2016 Georgios Th. Karagiannis
High resolution spectroscopic mapping imaging applied in situ to multilayer structures for stratigraphic identification of painted art objects
published pages: 98961F, ISSN: , DOI: 10.1117/12.2227943
Optics, Photonics and Digital Technologies for Imaging Applications IV 2019-07-24
2016 D. Barchewitz
B&W Tek: Portable Raman for On-site Analysis
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
2016 A. Cagnini, M. Galeotti, S. Porcinai, B. Salvadori
TR-FTIR techniques to support the conservation of metal surfaces: application to Renaissance gilded artefacts
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.168230
2016 Papadopoulos, Stavros; Drosou, Anastasios; Tzovaras, Dimitrios
A Hierarchical Scale-and-Stretch Approach for Image Retargeting
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.168238
12th International Conference on Signal-Image Technology & Internet-Based Systems (SITIS) 17 2019-07-24
2016 Irina Ciortan, Ruggero Pintus, Giacomo Marchioro, Claudia Daffara, Andrea Giachetti, Enrico Gobbetti
A Practical Reflectance Transformation Imaging Pipeline for Surface Characterization in Cultural Heritage
published pages: , ISSN: 2312-6124, DOI: 10.2312/gch.20161396
13th Eurographics Workshop on Graphics and Cultural Heritage 9 2019-07-24
2018 A. Moutafidou, G. Adamopoulos, A. Drosou, D. Tzovaras, I. Fudos
Multiple Material Layer Visualization for Cultural Heritage Artifacts
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
EUROGRAPHICS Workshop on Graphics and Cultural Heritage 2019-07-24
2016 G. Karagiannis
Spectroscopic mapping tomography
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
Proceedings of SPIE 2019-07-24
2016 G. Karagiannis, M. Stefanidou, G. Apostolidis, K. Matziaris
Application of acoustic microscopy technique for the evaluation of the optimal application of the rendering to masonry
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
2017 Biasotti , Silvia; Moscoso Thompson , E.; Aono , M.; Ben Hamza , A.; Bustos , B.; Dong , S.; Du , B; Fehri , Amin; Li , H; Limberger , F. A.; Masoumi , M.; Rezaei , M.; Sipiran , Ivan; Sun , L.; Tatsuma , A; Velasco-Forero , Santiago; Wilson , R. C.; Wu , Y.; Zhang , Y.; Zhao , T.; Formasa , F.; Giachetti , A.
Shrec\'17 Track: Retrieval of surfaces with similar relief patterns
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
10th Eurographics Workshop on 3D Object Retrieval 2 2019-07-24
2018 A. Moutafidou, G. Adamopoulos, A. Drosou, D. Tzovaras, I. Fudos
Reconstruction and Visualization of Cultural Heritage Artwork Objects
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
Springer\'s Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS) Volumes: CCIS 961 and CCIS 962 2019-07-24
2018 I. Ciortan, R. Pintus, E. Gobbetti, A. Giachetti
Aging Prediction of Cultural Heritage Samples Based on Surface Microgeometry
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
16th EUROGRAPHICS Workshop on Graphics and Cultural Heritage 2019-07-24
2016 G. Karagiannis, C. Salpistis, F. D. Demosthenous
Application of 3D spectroscopic mapping imaging using the mobile laboratory of ORMYLIA Foundation. The case of an icon of the Holy Archbishopric of Cyprus
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
2nd International Meeting for Conservation & Documentation of Ecclesiastical Artefacts 2019-07-24
2018 A. Moutafidou, G. Adamopoulos, A. Drosou, D. Tzovaras, I. Fudos
Realistic Rendering of Material Aging for Artwork Objects
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2018) 2019-07-24
2017 Pintus, Ruggero; Yang, Ying; Rushmeier, Holly; Gobbetti, Enrico
Automatic Algorithms for Medieval Manuscript Analysis
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1468270
18th International Graphonomics 2019-07-24
2016 Baruffetti, Maria; Agnoletti, Stefania; Galeotti, Monica
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.177857
15 2019-07-24
2018 Vittorio Barra, Claudia Daffara, Simone Porcinai, Monica Galeotti
Application of coatings on silver studied with punctual and imaging techniques: from specimens to real cases
published pages: 12059, ISSN: 1757-8981, DOI: 10.1088/1757-899x/364/1/012059
IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering 364 2019-07-24
2016 G. Karagiannis
Non-destructive endoscopy of cultural heritage objects of various kinds and materials
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
ISA 2016 Book of Abstracts 2019-07-24
2018 Brunton, C. A. Arikan, T. M. Tanksale und P. Urban
3D Printing Spatially Varying Color and Translucency
published pages: Bd. 37, pp. 157:, ISSN: 1557-7368, DOI:
ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG) Volume 37 Issue 4 2019-07-24
2017 Pintus, Ruggero; Giachetti, Andrea; Pintore, Giovanni; Gobbetti, Enrico
Guided Robust Matte-Model Fitting for Accelerating Multi-light Reflectance Processing Techniques
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1468217
2017 Giachetti Andrea
Scan4Reco – Multimodal Scanning of Cultural Heritage Assets for their multilayered digitization and preventive conservation via spatiotemporal 4D Reconstruction and 3D Printing
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
10th Eurographics Workshop on 3D Object Retrieval 2019-07-24
2016 Basilissi, Giulia; Cagnini, Andrea
Ricerca e Sperimentazione di Nuove Metodologie di Pulitura Dell\'argento e Messa a Punto di Idonei Formulati Protettivi
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.177836
15 2019-07-24
2016 E. Vogiatzaki and A. Krukowski
\"ICT Innovation for Protection and Restoration of Cultural Heritage: Horizon 2020 SCAN4RECO Project\"\"\"
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
Europeana Space 3rd International Conference on Cultural Heritage: Reuse, Remake, Reimagine 2019-07-24
2017 Agus, Marco; Gobbetti, Enrico; Marton, Fabio; Pintore, Giovanni; Vázquez, Pere-Pau
Mobile Graphics
published pages: , ISSN: 1017-4656, DOI: 10.2312/egt.20171032
Eurographics 2017 4 2019-07-24
2018 Andrea Giachetti, Irina Mihaela Ciortan, Claudia Daffara, Giacomo Marchioro, Ruggero Pintus, Enrico Gobbetti
A novel framework for highlight reflectance transformation imaging
published pages: 118-131, ISSN: 1077-3142, DOI: 10.1016/j.cviu.2017.05.014
Computer Vision and Image Understanding 168 2019-07-24
2017 Ruggero Pintus, Enrico Gobbetti, Marco Callieri, Matteo Dellepiane
Techniques for Seamless Color Registration and Mapping on Dense 3D Models
published pages: 355-376, ISSN: , DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-50518-3_17
2018 N. Kolokas, A. Drosou, D. Tzovaras
Keywords-To-Text Synthesis Using Recurrent Neural Network
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology volume 519 2019-07-24
2017 E. Taka, K. Papachristou, N. Dimitriou, A. Drosou, D. Tzovaras
On the potential of Simulation enhanced Conservation of CH Artifacts
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
EEEIC International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering EEEIC 2017 2019-07-24
2018 Alan Brunton, Can Ates Arikan, Tejas Madan Tanksale, Philipp Urban
3D printing spatially varying color and translucency
published pages: 1-13, ISSN: 0730-0301, DOI: 10.1145/3197517.3201349
ACM Transactions on Graphics 37/4 2019-07-24
2018 R. Pintus, T. Dulecha, A. Jaspe, A. Giachetti, I. Ciortan, E. Gobbetti
Objective and Subjective Evaluation of Virtual Relighting from Reflectance Transformation Imaging Data
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
16th EUROGRAPHICS Workshop on Graphics and Cultural Heritage (EG GCH) 2019-07-24
2018 C. Tsita, A. Sinanis, N. Dimitriou, K. Papachristou, A. Karageorgopoulou, A. Drosou, D. Tzovaras
A configurable design approach for VR museums
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
EUROGRAPHICS Workshop on Graphics and Cultural Heritage (2018) 2019-07-24
2018 A. Giachetti
Effective Characterization of Relief Patterns
published pages: 83-92, ISSN: 0000-0000, DOI: 10.1111/cgf.13493
Computer Graphics Forum Volume37, Issue5 2019-07-24
2018 K. Papachristou, N. Dimitriou, A. Drosou, D. Tzovaras
Realistic Texture Reconstruction Incorporating Spectrophotometric Color Correction
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
ICIP 2018 2019-07-24
2017 Irina Mihaela Ciortan, Giacomo Marchioro, Ruggero Pintus, Andrea Giachetti, Claudia Daffara, Enrico Gobbetti
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
Lecture Notes for Computer Science - LNCS 2019-07-24
2018 S. Papadopoulos, A. Drosou, D. Tzovaras
Modelling of Material Ageing with Generative Adversarial Networks
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
IVMSP 2018 2019-07-24
2018 N. Dimitriou, S. Papadopoulos, A. Drosou, D. Tzovaras
A 3D-CNN approach for the spatio-temporal modeling of surface deterioration phenomena
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
IVMSP 2018 2019-07-24
2018 E. Taka, K. Papachristou, A. Drosou, N. Dimitriou, D. Tzovaras
Physical Forces aware of Aging Simulation on Cultural Heritage Artifacts
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
3DTV Conference 2017 2019-07-24
2016 Drosou, Anastasios
Scan4Reco, Horizon 2020 Project
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.168247
15 2019-07-24
2018 M Ciortan Irina, G Dulecha Tinsae, Giachetti Andrea, Pintus Ruggero, Jaspe-Villanueva Alberto, Gobbetti Enrico
Artworks in the spotlight: characterization with a multispectral LED dome
published pages: 12025, ISSN: 1757-8981, DOI: 10.1088/1757-899x/364/1/012025
IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering 364 2019-07-24
2018 G. Karagiannis, T. Karamanos, E. Athanasopoulos, K. Panagiotou, S. Amanatiadis, G. Apostolidis and T. Karagiannis
Development of an ”iTοmography” infrastructure for non-destructive documentation of cultural heritage objects
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
IEEE International Conference o 2019-07-24
2018 S. Amanatiadis, G. Apostolidis and G. Karagiannis
Fusion of the Infrared Imaging and the Ultrasound Techniques to Enhance the Sub-surface Characterization
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
1st International Conference on 2019-07-24
2018 S. Amanatiadis, G. Apostolidis and G. Karagiannis
Infrared Hyperspectral Spectroscopic Mapping Imaging from 800 to 5000 nm. A step forward in the Field of Infrared “Imaging”
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:

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