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3D Reconstitution of the Loyola Sugar Plantation and Virtual Reality Applications

Abstract : Discovered in 1988 , the Loyola sugar plantation , owned by the Jesuits in French Guiana , is a major plantation of colonial history and slavery. Ongoing archaeological excavations have uncovered the Jesuit ' s house and the outbuildings usually associated with a plantation such as a chapel and its cemetery , a blacksmith shop , a pottery , the remains of the entire sugar production (a windmill , a boiler and a dryer) , coffee and indigo warehouses etc. Based on our findings and our network with 3D graphic designers and researchers in virtual reality , a 3D restitution integrated within a virtual reality platform was initiated to develop a better understanding of the plantation and its surrounding landscape. Also , our work on the interactive changes of sunlight and animal sounds aims to reconstruct a coherent evolution during one day of the site's environment
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Jean-Baptiste Barreau, Quentin Petit, Yann Bernard, Reginald Auger, Yannick Le Roux, et al.. 3D Reconstitution of the Loyola Sugar Plantation and Virtual Reality Applications. Proceedings of Computer Applications & Quantitative Methods in Archaeology, CAA, 2015, Sienna, Italy. pp.117-124. ⟨hal-01244849⟩



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