Livio De Luca

Livio De Luca
French National Centre for Scientific Research | CNRS · MAP (Modèles et simulations pour l'Architecture et le Patrimoine)

PhD, Habilitation (HDR)

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ITA L'applicazione dell'Intelligenza Artificiale (IA) ai beni architettonici introduce promettenti evoluzioni nel settore del Disegno: tecniche più automatizzate di segmentazione semantica possono essere estese al modello digitale e numerico per l'interpretazione dei dati di rilievo e per la conseguente ricostruzione di rappresentazioni 3D concettu...
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This work presents a semi-automatic approach to the 3D reconstruction of Heritage-Building Information Models from point clouds based on machine learning techniques. The use of digital information systems leveraging on three-dimensional (3D) representations in architectural heritage documentation and analysis is ever increasing. For the creation of...
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Research in the field of Cultural Heritage is increasingly moving towards the creation of digital information systems, in which the geometric representation of an artifact is linked to some external information, through meaningful tags. The process of attributing additional and structured information to various elements in a given digital model is...
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Imaging techniques and Image Based-Modeling (IBM) practices in the field of Cultural Heritage (CH) studies are nowadays no longer used as one-shot applications but as various and complex scenarios involving multiple modalities; sensors, scales, spectral bands and temporalities utilized by various experts. Current use of Structure from Motion and ph...
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The digital technologies developed in recent decades have considerably enriched the survey and documentation practices in the field of cultural heritage. They now raise new issues and challenges, particularly in the management of multidimensional datasets, which require the development of new methods for the analysis, interpretation and sharing of...
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The evolution of the digital technologies allowed since the early 1990s, to multiply the photogrammetric acquisitions, the digital and mechanical diagnosis and the 3D diagnosis of the sculptural heritage, generating a better knowledge of these objects. The multiplication of these tools therefore allowed to establish multidisciplinary methodologies,...
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This White Paper is the result of the PARTHENOS Workshop held in Marseilles at MAP Lab. (France), February 25th-February 27th, 2019. During the organization of this workshop, we were all strongly affected by the premature death of Matteo Dellepiane. Matteo had participated in the first PARTHENOS workshop on 3D. He was an outstanding researcher whos...
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Close-Range Photogrammetry (CRP) and Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) are two of the most used image-based techniques when documenting and analyzing Cultural Heritage (CH) objects. Nevertheless, their potential impact in supporting study and analysis of conservation status of CH assets is reduced as they remain mostly applied and analyzed s...
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Image based-modeling practices in the field of Cultural Heritage studies are nowadays no longer seen as one-shot applications but as various and complex multimodal scenarios. Current use of SFM and photogrammetric methods implies their extensions to facilitate the management of complex multimodal data sets carried-out by different experts around a...
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The recording of cultural heritage objects' data and information is constructed throughout the registration of different media items, which function as an anchor of the original object in digital space. The article investigates the application of a theoretical framework for the organization of information related to the visual works, on the base of...
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The conservation and restoration of historical monuments require a diagnostic analysis carried out by a multidisciplinary team. The results of the diagnosis include data produced by different techniques and protocols, which are used by conservation scientists to assess the built heritage. Nowadays, together with the aforementioned data, a great dea...
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In the field of wall paintings studies different imaging techniques are commonly used for the documentation and the decision making in term of conservation and restoration. There is nowadays some challenging issues to merge scientific imaging techniques in a multimodal context (i.e. multi-sensors, multi-dimensions, multi-spectral and multi-temporal...
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This article analyses the concept of intangible/tangible heritage from a documentation perspective, investigating the theoretical framework developed within the various branches of the cultural heritage studies and providing a clear perspective, as well as an alignment, of the various approaches and requirements. The focus provided highlights the p...
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The innovative automated 3D modeling procedure presented here was used to reconstruct a Cultural Heritage (CH) object by means of an unmanned aerial vehicle. Using a motion capture system, a small low-cost quadrotor equipped with a miniature low-resolution Raspberry Pi camera module was accurately controlled in the closed loop mode and made to foll...
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Studies of architectural heritage require tight control over spatial data. It is an prerequisite for the representation, analysis, conservation and structural restoration of architectural heritage. As regards the morphology of architectural works, the challenge is to move from 3D survey raw data to semantic 3D models. The objective of our project i...
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The introduction of digital technologies in the documentation methods for cultural heritage has helped to design new tools for the acquisition and management of information collected for multidisciplinary studies. These tools are beginning to emerge as the preferred media for describing, analyzing and understanding the objects of study. Existing so...
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In the architectural heritage field, the control over spatial data is the indispen-sable prerequisite for the representation, analysis, conservation and structural restoration of architectural heritage. Our aim is to move from 3D survey raw data to semantic 3D models dedicated to mechanic behavior analysis. A knowledge-based method is developped fo...
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The primary purpose of the survey for the restoration of Cultural Heritage is the interpretation of the state of building preservation. For this, the advantages of the remote sensing systems that generate dense point cloud (range-based or image-based) are not limited only to the acquired data. The paper shows that it is possible to extrapolate very...
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The primary purpose of the survey for the restoration of Cultural Heritage is the interpretation of the state of building preservation. For this, the advantages of the remote sensing systems that generate dense point cloud (range-based or image-based) are not limited only to the acquired data. The paper shows that it is possible to extrapolate very...
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The restoration and preservation of built cultural heritage requires a good knowledge of its history and its current state of conservation. Heritage con-servation professionals are used to perform mappings to record and disseminate data relative to the monument. Data to be collected are heterogeneous, starting from the oldest sources (such as archi...
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In architectural heritage field, the control over metric data is fundamental. Indeed the interpretability of geometrical concepts, the criteria and methods to structure information are the first step for the analysis and simulation for the conservation of ancient buildings. The main barrier is to move from survey raw data to 3D models that are unde...
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Aerial surveying is, since more than 100 years, a huge field of research and application in the domain of architecture, archeology and, besides, cultural heritage. Increasing operational capabilities of recent UAV platforms, initially concieved for both civilian and military purposes, are today capable of autonomous flight and self decision making...
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This paper discusses an approach for evaluating the accuracy of dense 3D surface reconstruction techniques based on images. So far, the emergence of these novel techniques has not been supported by the definition of an internationally recognized standard which is fundamental for user confidence and market growth. In order to provide an element of r...
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Over the past three decades, the introduction of digital technologies in the field of architectural documentation has profoundly changed tools and acquisition techniques. Most of the developments concern metrical and colorimetric characteristics of the objects studied. These developments, surrounding the practice of architectural survey, tend to re...
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In recent years, advances in the fields of photogrammetry and computer vision have produced several solutions for generating 3D reconstruction starting from simple images. Even if the potentialities of the image-based 3D reconstruction approach are nowadays very well-known in terms of reliability, accuracy and flexibility, there is still a lack of...
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The history and identity of the Avignon’s bridge is inseparable from that of the Rhône river. Therefore, in order to share the history and memory of the Rhône, it is essential to get to know this bridge and especially to identify and make visible the traces of its past, its construction, its interaction with the river dynamics, which greatly influe...
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Many historic buildings were dismounted by natural or human actions. Archaeological studies focusing on this kind of buildings are based on in-depth analysis of on-site elements as well as fragments conserved in several places (sites, deposits, museums, etc.). This situation gives to virtual reconstruction the great interest of bringing back all th...
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Thanks to recent developments, actual information technologies offer tools for the access to information about cultural heritage buildings. These tools are aimed to help experts to enrich and share information about historic monuments. This article describes a hybrid process for the semantic annotation of a set of spatially-oriented images (whose p...
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This paper discusses a methodology to evaluate the accuracy of recently developed image-based 3D modelling techniques. So far, the emergence of these novel methods has not been supported by the definition of an internationally recognized standard which is fundamental for user confidence and market growth. In order to provide an element of reflectio...
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La chartreuse de Villeneuve-lès-Avignon (Gard), fondée au XIVème siècle par le pape Innocent VI, a subi de nombreux bouleversements tout au long de son existence, à l'image de son église. Construite en plusieurs temps, elle a atteint son apogée au XVIIIème siècle, avant d'être vendue puis divisée en lots et occupée par la population pauvre locale....
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Stone conservation at Chambord Castle and monitoring of its changes over time is actually an urgent necessity in order to preserve and enhance this historic and tourist site. Its porous stones suffer from degradation problems depending on physical and chemical parameters that are the origin of frequent restorations. The goal of this research is to...
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Genius Loci is an art installation and a theater play based on audiovisual augmented reality combined with contemporary writings and religious texts. The scenography takes place in a disused church and begins with a dialog between a contemporary author in residence and the ghost of a Carthusian monk during which the graphical rendering of historica...
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Three-dimensional representation is becoming an effective support for the documentation of the state of conservation of heritage artefacts, for the study of its transformations and for cultural diffusion. 3D digitization technologies now offer effective means to observe and analyze historic buildings with more accuracy, completeness and timeliness....
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GRAPHICS AND CULTURAL HERITAGE, 12TH EUROGRAPHICS WORKSHOP 6th - 8th Oktober 2014, Darmstadt, Germany
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One of the main issues in the conservation of wall paintings is to understand the origin of the degradation and to detect the deterioration patterns before any loss of material occurs. A toolbox of Non Destructive Techniques (NDT) has been developed. It aims to establish a precise conservation diagnosis according to two approaches: a campaign in th...
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Over the last three decades, the introduction of digital technologies in the field of architectural documentation has profoundly changed the tools and the acquisition techniques. Most of the developments concerns metrical and colorimetric characteristics of the objects studied. These developments, surrounding the practice of architectural survey, t...
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Thanks to nowadays technologies, innovative tools afford to increase our knowledge of historic monuments, in the field of preservation and valuation of cultural heritage. These tools are aimed to help experts to create, enrich and share information on historical buildings. Among the various documentary sources, photographs contain a high level of d...
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One of the main issues in the conservation of wall paintings is to understand the origin of the degradation and to detect the deterioration patterns before any loss of material occurs. A toolbox of Non Destructive Techniques (NDT) has been developed. It aims to establish a precise conservation diagnosis according to two approaches: a campaign in th...
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Aerial surveying is, in the domain of archeology and architecture, an exponential field of application and interest. Beyond the increasing flying capabilities and skills of existing UAV, the operational potentiality of the aircraft oversteps the imagination of their own creators. Initially conceived for robotic civilian and military surveying appli...
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Like most Chinese imperial tombs, the tomb of Emperor Qianlong consists of a suite of four rooms forming a underground space of 372 m2. Its originality lies in the inscriptions which are engraved on the walls and vaults and exclusively in Tibetan (30,000 characters) and Lantsa (600 characters). In the project we present here, all engravings were di...
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This paper discusses the fundamental issues of the real-time web-based visualization of complex reality-based 3D models. As web platform, we use NUBES, an innovative and powerful tool for sharing and analyzing reality-based 3D models online. A new automatic procedure for the setting-up and the uploading of 3D complex scenes into NUBES is presented,...
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Multidimensional databases constitute a handy solution to store and display data collected in the fields of conservation and restoration. However, knowledge on the current state of monuments depends on a heterogeneous corpus of data (cartography of degradation/materials, past restoration actions, core samples, photogrammetric data, analysis data, e...
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Because of its low-cost and ease in use, 3D reconstruction from sets of images has an great potential for enhancing cultural heritage documentation, conservation and valuation. However, these technologies, from image acquisition to final 3D model obtaining, are often difficult to master for non-expert people. Our work consists in developing a serie...
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A. Manuel1,2, C. Stefani¹, L. De Luca¹, and P. Veron² ¹UMR 3495 (CNRS/MCC) MAP, Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture, 184 Av. de Luminy, 13009, Marseille, France ²UMR CNRS 7296 LSIS, Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers, 2 cours des Arts et Métiers, 13617, Aix-en-Provence, France Keywords: Cultural heritage, photogrammetry, image-based...
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The paper will describe a new approach based on the development of a procedural modelling methodology for archaeological data representation. This is a custom-designed solution based on the recognition of the rules belonging to the construction methods used in roman times. We have conceived a tool for 3D reconstruction of masonry structures startin...
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In order to handle more efficiently projects of restoration, documentation and maintenance of historical buildings, it is essential to rely on a 3D enriched model for the building. Today, the concept of Building Information Modelling (BIM) is widely adopted for the semantization of digital mockups and few research focused on the value of this conce...