HIS – Hyperheritage International Seminar

Dedicated website: his3.hyperheritage.org

12524008_1652700428301600_648153276065014529_nDigital technology has allowed to perceive, to practice and to deal differently with cultural in general and with cultural heritage in particular.
The term HyperHeritage covers every cultural environment that embeds and includes traditional and digital cultural information, whether this environment is “traditional”, hybride (traditional one integrating digital information and devices) or Digital one (Virtual or Augmented Environment).
HyperHeritage’s domains concern and not limited to: archeology, architecture, design (digital design included), history and information and communication sciences and technologies (ICST). This multidisciplinary collaboration endeavor to suggest intelligent and reliable perceptions, studies and uses of cultural heritage. Being involved in a HyperHeritage problematic, will imply using and adapting the hottest ICT (existing or emerging) that will enable researchers and users of cultural heritage issues to explore ‘real-virtual’ information in real-time. It is a powerful and innovative learning environment in the study, presentation and understanding of cultural heritage ascertained through multi-sensory ways of technology-enhanced.

2016 edition – Call for contributions

The third Hyperheritage International Seminar (HIS.3) will be focused on, but not limited to, Hybride Cultural Heritage Information Design in all its scientific, technological and social dimensions. “Hybride” in this context refers both to tangible and intangible cultural heritage information or site that adresses digital technologies.

Topics of interest for this conference include, and not limited to the following:

  • Augmented Cultual Heritage
  • Big Cultural Heritage Data
  • Cultural Heritage Archiving, Preservation & Management (in the broadest sense of the term)
  • Cultural Heritage Data & Knowledge Management
  • Cultural Heritage Data Visualisation
  • Cultural Heritage Data Shifting
  • Cultural Heritage Educational Tools
  • Cultural Heritage Information acquisition, restitution and retrieving
  • Cultural Heritage Information Design
  • Cultural Heritage Information Shifting
  • Human Cultural Heritage Interaction
  • HyperHeritage Projects Development & Management
  • Open Cultural Heritage Data Management
  • Open Cultural Heritage Data
  • Serious Games for Cultural Heritage
  • Social Networks & Communities in Cultural Heritage
  • Visualization & Scanning Technology

The conference wonder to compare the different scientific positions that are emerging on these topics. Paper submissions are invited on these and related topics describing past and current research efforts, as well as experience with proof-of-concept, prototype and operational systems.

Instructions to Authors

Extended Abstracts (max 1000 words) to be sent as word file (doc. or docx) – save the file with the initials of the title of your contribution. Example – TPINP.doc, or TPINP.docx. Submit directly to the conference secretary: info@hyperheritage.org
The contributions should be anonymous and should not express the name of the author(s). Documents that do not comply with this rule will be excluded from the evaluation process.
Authors of accepted abstracts will be invited to submitt full papers. Final accapted papers must be in MS-Word and submitted directly to the conference secretary: info@hyperheritage.org

Official language of the conference
Paper submission: English and French
Presentation: English and French

Documents that do not comply with this rule will be excluded from the evaluation process.

Reviewing process

All submitted abstracts and papers will be reviewed using double blind refereeing process

Important dates

Submission Extended Abstract: February 29, 2016
Notification to Authors: March 13th, 2016
Full Papers: April 25, 2016

EasyChair submission link: easychair.org/conferences/?conf=his3

Previous editions


April 3-4, 2015 – Kerkennah, Tunisia

The 2d edition suggested to give priority to research and innovation actions related to Cultural Heritage Information (C.H.I) retrieval, C.H.I acquisition, C.H.I validation, C.H.I Archiving, C.H.I Indexing, … to enable better C.H.I Design, C.H.I Reconstruction, C.H.I Management, C.H.I Promotion, …


December 11-12, 2013 – Ramallah-Palestine

The first edition showed that most of South Mediterranean Cultural Heritage is poorly digitalized and weakly informed and documented (on the digital space).