Mediterranean

A 3D Model of the Venetian Galeazza

A 3D Model of the Venetian Galeazza

Alessandro Cavinato,   Beat Geissmann,   Konrad R. Vandevelde INTRODUCTION During its thousand-year lifespan between the 7th and the 18th centuries, the Republic of Venice played a leading role in the Mediterranean commercial activity, with a t...

Algorithm Models for Maritime Routes (2014)

By Adam Damiano and Chun Xie Motivation Many programs exist for the optimization of maritime routes for ships with propeller locomotion. These programs consider geographic features, water currents, and the maximum speed of the ship. However, to...
Algorithm Models for Maritime Routes (2015)

Algorithm Models for Maritime Routes (2015)

Introduction Even though there exists many solutions for navigation on land routes, we don’t have similar tools for maritime routes. Maritime routes are not as regularized as land routes. In land, we have predefined roads and crossroads, on the c...
Auction values in the Venetian Incanti system

Auction values in the Venetian Incanti system

Introduction During the Middle Age, and especially between 1283 and 1453 (fall of Constantinople), the Republic of Venice introduced new regular maritime routes to connect the city with the rest of the Europe, through the Mediterranean and Black sea...
Concurrent networks

Concurrent networks

Abstract This report presents the progress made on the project on one of the concurrent maritime networks of Venice Republic, the maritime network of Ottoman Empire. The project focused on how the 3rd and 4th Venice Ottoman War affected the trade...
Famous characters: Marco Polo's Maps

Famous characters: Marco Polo's Maps

Over the past decade, data visualization has known a steady increase in popularity, becoming the main form under which data is presented to the masses.  ”Western civilization has become more dependent than ever on visual culture, visual artifacts, an...
Geographical time-lapse of the Venetian republic

Geographical time-lapse of the Venetian republic

The timemap of the Venetian Empire project aims to bridge the gap between maps of the Venetian Empire at a given year, and timelines of the Venetian history. The idea is to associate the historical events linked with a change of the boundaries of the...
High values cargoes’ networks

High values cargoes’ networks

I. Introduction and Project Goal Venice was a key trading hub for many high value cargoes. From the trading records in Venice, historians could be able to infer much information about the past. We focus ourselves to silk and slave because their significance...

Modelling the Evolution of Frontiers

After having been to outer space, many astronauts expressed their feelings of what is called "The Overview Effect" by Frank White. Looking at the Earth from space and realising that there is only one planet we all live on, with a tiny layer of atmosphere ...
Route planner

Route planner

Introduction Born in the late 7th century from a collection of communities banded together for mutual defence from the Lombards, Huns and other invaders coming from the northern Italy, the Republic of Venice (at those times known as Serenìsima Repùblica V...