Marc Sebastian Walton

  • 544 Citations

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Research Interests

Professor Walton's research focuses on the trade and manufacture of objects, and on developing imaging technologies in the field of conservation science.

At the Art Institute of Chicago Center for Scientific Studies in the Arts, where he is the co-Director, Prof. Walton leads multiple scientific research projects to investigate art objects in collaboration with cultural heritage institutions representing a broad spectrum of disciplines (from anthropology to contemporary art) and geographical reach (both U.S. and internationally). He is also implementing numerous collaborative initiatives with research groups across Northwestern University (Computer Science, Art History, Classics, Materials Sciences, Geochemistry).

Education/Academic qualification

Art History, MA, New York University, Institute of Fine Arts

Archaeological Science, DPhil, University of Oxford

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  • Research Output

    • 544 Citations
    • 36 Article
    • 11 Conference contribution
    • 3 Conference article

    Hand-guided qualitative deflectometry with a mobile device

    Willomitzer, F., Yeh, C. K., Gupta, V., Spies, W., Schiffers, F., Katsaggelos, A., Walton, M. & Cossairt, O., Mar 30 2020, In : Optics Express. 28, 7, p. 9027-9038 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Improved spectral imaging microscopy for cultural heritage through oblique illumination

    Oakley, L., Zaleski, S., Males, B., Cossairt, O. & Walton, M., Dec 1 2020, In : Heritage Science. 8, 1, 27.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 3D Surface Measurement and Analysis of Works of Art

    Xu, B. J., Willomitzer, F., Yeh, C. K., Li, F., Gupta, V., Tumblin, J., Walton, M. & Cossairt, O., Nov 2019, Conference Record - 53rd Asilomar Conference on Circuits, Systems and Computers, ACSSC 2019. Matthews, M. B. (ed.). IEEE Computer Society, p. 1779-1782 4 p. 9048720. (Conference Record - Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers; vol. 2019-November).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  • Maximizing the microscope: Instrument design and data processing strategies for hyperspectral imaging of cross-sectional cultural heritage samples

    Males, B., Oakley, L., Cossairt, O. S. & Walton, M. S., Jan 1 2019, Optics for Arts, Architecture, and Archaeology VII. Liang, H., Groves, R. & Targowski, P. (eds.). SPIE, 110580C. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 11058).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Pigment Unmixing of Hyperspectral Images of Paintings Using Deep Neural Networks

    Rohani, N., Pouyet, E., Walton, M. S., Cossairt, O. S. & Katsaggelos, A. K., May 1 2019, 2019 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, ICASSP 2019 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 3217-3221 5 p. 8682838. (ICASSP, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - Proceedings; vol. 2019-May).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution