Yoshiki Mikami

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An N-gram-based language, script, and encoding scheme-detection method is introduced in this article. The method detects language, script, and encoding schemes using a target text document encoded by computer by checking how many byte sequences of the target match the byte sequences that can appear in the texts belonging to a language, script, and encoding(More)
The ccTLD (country code Top Level Domain) in a URL does not necessarily point to the geographic location of the server concerned. The authors have surveyed sample servers belonging to 60 ccTLDs in Africa, with regard to the number of hops required to reach the target site from Japan, the response time, and the NIC registration information of each domain.(More)
While entertainment web forums provide a dynamic medium for interaction, not many researchers feel the need to go deeply into the contents. One of the reasons behind this attitude lies on a widely perceived assumption that web forums do not deal with knowledge matter and have the inclination to take place only as small talk. In this paper we will mainly(More)
The first part of the paper provides a brief description of the Language Observatory Project (LOP) and highlights the major technical difficulties to be challenged. The latter part gives how we responded to these difficulties by adopting UbiCrawler as a data collecting engine for the project. An interactive collaboration between the two groups is producing(More)
Since its inception, the World Wide Web (WWW) has exponentially grown to shelter billions of monolingual and multilingual web pages that can be navigated through hyperlinks. Its structural properties provide useful information in presenting the socio-linguistic properties of the web. In this study, about 26 million web pages under the South East Asian(More)
BACKGROUND Liver involvement in Turner syndrome (TS) patients has been more clearly clarified in recent years. Most of the clinical manifestations in TS are asymptomatic and can be detected as liver test abnormalities; however, a few cases may present with end-stage liver disease and thus require liver transplantation (LT). To the best of our knowledge,(More)
BACKGROUND The most common pattern of recurrence of gastric cancer (GC) is peritoneal dissemination. However, rectal metastasis via hematogenous or lymphatic spread is exceedingly rare. We present a case of a 65-year-old man with an intramucosal GC who developed a rectal recurrence, possibly via a hematogenous route. CASE PRESENTATION A 65-year-old man(More)