DT8805 - ApPEARS and CHANGE Training School Norway


This course is no longer taught and is only available for examination. For a complete course description, see previous academic years.

Course content

The content of the training school will span over different scientific aspects of ApPEARS-ITN or CHANGE-ITN project, and provide transferrable skills covering Research tools, Responsible Research and Innovation, and Project Management. Scientific training provided through the training school will focus on, i.e. CHANGE-ITN: - Introduction to multimodal imaging systems - Imaging and analytical techniques for CH documentation - Introduction to CH artefacts - Introduction to conservation planning and monitoring ApPEARS-ITN: - Imaging and Quality – from Colour to Appearance - Introduction to 3D printing with hands-on sessions - Vision Science - Material Science - Visual Appearance understanding and measurement The exact choice and composition of above mentioned topics may vary for both projects. One of the components of the training school is to present own individual research topic to the scientific experts, co-researchers and learn from their constructive feedback. In addition to the scientific part, the training school will also provide training on transferable skills which are important to learn at the early stage of the research career.

Learning outcome

After having successfully completed the training school, students are expected to have mastered the following learning outcomes:

Knowledge - Knowledge of research in and understanding of cultural heritage digitization from the CHANGE-ITN whereas an understanding of Material Appearance capture and reproduction using 3D printing techniques, Vision and material science from the ApPEARS-ITN.

Skills - Ability to select appropriate research methods and techniques. - Ability to comprehend complex academic issues. - Ability to understand and challenge the existing knowledge and practice in cultural heritage digitisation or material appearance capture and reproduction. - Communication and presentation skills - Knowledge in responsible research and innovation, project management, and research tools

General competence - Ability to understand the basics, merits, limitations, and possibilities of new developments in topics related to CHANGE or ApPEARS project.

Learning methods and activities

- Lectures - Presentations, Lab visits - Hand-outs and scientific articles

Further on evaluation

Compulsory requirements: Submit two reports on selected topics

Course materials

Hand-outs, Presentations and Scientific articles provided by lecturers.

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Version: 1
Credits:  4.0 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level


Language of instruction: English

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Computer Systems
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Computer Science


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