Limenoscope - Ancient Hellenic Ports
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Background
"Limenoscope" resulted from an initiative of Professor Emeritus, N.T.U.A., Theodosios Tassios and of Professor of Maritime Hydraulics and Port Engineering, N.T.U.A., Constantine Memos. The undertaking was embraced in the course by many individuals and bodies, including the Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities of the Ministry of Culture, our sponsors, interested researchers, the Association of Ancient Greek Technology Studies and others. The really laborious course of research required for the proper de-coding and recording of the various elements of ancient ports, is taking place within the framework and abiding the regulations set by the Research Committee of N.T.U.A. Project leader is Prof. C. Memos while in the research team participated, apart of Prof. Th. Tassios, Christina Kontaxi, MSc, N.T.U.A., Athanassios Ziros, MSc, PhD Candidate N.T.U.A., and students of School of Civil Engineering, N.T.U.A. The editorship of the site is under Dr. Theotokis Theodoulou, archaeological partner of the program.

Acknowledgements
To Department of Water Resources, Hydraulic and Maritime Engineering for hosting the web pages in their server. To Mr. Stefanos Kozanis for the creation of web pages and to Mr. Antonis Christofides for the support in technical matters. To Demetrios Chiniadis for providing material relative to ancient Hellenic ports.

Technical notes
Limanoscopion is based on open source tools. The server's operating system is Debian GNU/Linux, database is implemented on a PostgreSQL RDMBS, the web server is Apache. Data are supplied with shell scripts (bash scripts, data are aquired from the database with psql, processed then with awk and sed).
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