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Digital preservation of a Famosa fortress in Malaysia

Izani, Mohamad and Bridges, A.H. and Calder, Barnabas and Grant, P.M. (2010) Digital preservation of a Famosa fortress in Malaysia. In: Second Workshop on Electronic Heritage and Digital Art Preservation (eHeritage) Joint with ACM Multimedia, 2010-10-25.

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Abstract

In this paper, we described an attempt to preserve the A Famosa Fortress in Malaysia in 3D model. First, a brief background of the A Famosa fortress is presented to justify the importance of preserving this historical heritage. Then the stages involved in the digital preservation process are discussed and some images of the 3D model of this fortress are illustrated. To evaluate the importance of the digital preservation of A Famosa and to find out its potential application in the tourism and education industry in Malaysia, a human evaluation has been conducted and the results are presented and discussed in detail.