The City of Uruk Prototype

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Mark Cartwright
by ozzeuk
published on 18 July 2016
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The prototype illustrates the use 3D Virtual Worlds and Artificial Intelligence in the domain of Cultural Heritage.The aim of the project is to recreate the ancient city of Uruk from the period around 3000 B.C. in the Virtual World of Second Life letting history students experience how it looked like and how its citizens behaved in the past. The prototype currently features 4 autonomous agents re-enacting the daily life cycle of 2 fisherman families. The recreation of the city and agent behaviors are being modeled under supervision of subject matter experts and based on the results of archaeological excavations and available historical data.

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ozzeuk, . (2016, July 18). The City of Uruk Prototype. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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ozzeuk, . "The City of Uruk Prototype." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 18, 2016.

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ozzeuk, . "The City of Uruk Prototype." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 18 Jul 2016. Web. 31 Jul 2021.