Synopses & Reviews
The Netherlands is one of the few countries in Europe where heritage experts and land developers use predictive modeling to avoid destroying future archaelocial sites, even though many scholars consider the application for this purpose highly controversial. The contributors to Archaeological Prediction and Risk Management offer an overview of the various methods of predictive modeling and evaluate how the models are, or should be, used by stakeholders in cultural heritage management in the Netherlands.
About the Author
Hans Kamermans is head of the Centre for IT Expertise and associate professor at the Faculty of Archaeology at Leiden University. Martijn van Leusen is assistant professor at the Archeological Institute of the University of Groningen. Philip Verhagen is a researcher at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.