Virtual Anthropology (VA) is best characterized as a multidisciplinary approach to study anatomical data representations in 3D or 4D, particularly humans, their ancestors, and their closest relatives.
|Virtual Anthropology contributes to comparative and functional
morphology. It exploits digital technologies and pools experts
from different domains such as anthropology, primatology, medicine,
paleontology, mathematics, statistics, computer science, and
Virtual Anthropology comprises six main actions:
The first textbook of this new interdiscipline was published in 2011: