Quantitative Archaeology Wiki

Roberto Bagnara bagnara@cs.unipr.it
Fri Mar 23 07:30:13 CET 2007

Loïc Jammet-Reynal wrote:
> I am a UNIX geek and also the author of a master thesis about ceramic 
> seriation (a case study in eastern France). I am especially interested 
> in data visualisation. My work makes use of quantitative methods, image 
> processing,... all of it with pure open-source software like R, gcc, 
> LaTeX and ImageJ. And also Apple's Quartz API, unfree but extremely 
> efficient. Unfortunately, it is written in French. I can still post some 
> code on the wiki. I thing the most interesting part of it would be a R 
> function to plot Ford Battleships diagrams. It works well and is easy to 
> use. It is very basic but it seems to be unpublished on the Internet.  
> I’ll do it soon.
> I will attend CAA 07 in Berlin and present a poster (in some kind of 
> English) about my work. I am looking forward to seeing some of you there.

Dear Loic,

I would not worry about your work being written in French: I think many
of us can understand French and even those that do not can probably grasp
the important bits (and ask for help when needed).  My suggestion is
to publish all that you can publish.
All the best,


Prof. Roberto Bagnara
Computer Science Group
Department of Mathematics, University of Parma, Italy

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