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Virtual Anthropology

admin 2017-01-18 10:42

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 Engineering.

Virtual Anthropology comprises six main actions:


The first textbook of this new interdiscipline was published in 2011: