"Etruscan Sigla Research Group"
ETRUSCAN SIGLA RESEARCH GROUP Dr. David A. Gaitros Research Associate Department of Computer Science Etruscan Sigla Research Group 07/04/2010 OUR MISSION STATEMENT The Etruscan Sigla Research Group is a collaboration of scholars from around the world who share an interest in discovering the meaning of the informal language of the Etruscans. Research the meaning of non-verbal communication in the Etruscan civilization Share the research with the rest of the academic community 2 Etruscan Sigla Research Group 07/04/2010 ACCOMPLISHMENTS Created the IESP Sponsored 2010 IESP consortium research dig in Tuscany Published IESP Web site Italy Created IESP Database Funded two graduate 2009 IESP Workshop. students Two field trips to Italy. 3 Etruscan Sigla Research Group 07/04/2010 SUPPORTED RESEARCHERS. 12 10 8 2008 6 2009 2010 4 2 0 Grad Stu Under grad Post Docs Full Prof 4 Etruscan Sigla Research Group 07/04/2010 CONCLUSION The Etruscan Research Group represents the future of research by combining the expertise of historians, computer scientists, classic scholars, language experts, anthropologists, linguists, and geologists dedicated to the same purpose. It is this highly collaborative environment that is unique to the scientific community. 5 Etruscan Sigla Research Group 07/04/2010 6