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Wernke and Huo awarded NEH grant to conduct the largest archaeological imagery survey in the Western Hemisphere using AI

Posted by on Friday, September 8, 2023 in - Generative AI, Arts and Humanities, Newsletter, Ongoing Research.

Vanderbilt University’s research team, led by Steven WernkeYuankai Huo, and Parker VanValkenburgh, from Brown University, have been awarded a significant National Endowment for the Humanities grant to develop GeoPACHA 2.0, a next-generation archaeological mapping technology. This innovative project aims to unveil intricate details about vast settlement systems in the Andes using cutting-edge data science and AI-assisted survey techniques. The collaboration bridges archaeology and data science, promising transformative insights into human-modified landscapes spanning over 600,000 square kilometers.


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