A Japanese logographic character frequency list for cognitive science research

@article{Chikamatsu2000AJL,
  title={A Japanese logographic character frequency list for cognitive science research},
  author={Nobuko Chikamatsu and Shochi Yokoyama and H Nozaki and Eric Long and Shinji Fukuda},
  journal={Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, \& Computers},
  year={2000},
  volume={32},
  pages={482-500}
}
This paper describes a Japanese logographic character (kanji) frequency list, which is based on an analysis of the largest recently available corpus of Japanese words and characters. This corpus comprised a full year of morning and evening editions of a major newspaper, containing more than 23 million kanji characters and more than 4,000 different kanji characters. This paper lists the 3,000 most frequent kanji characters, as well as an analysis of kanji usage and correlations between the… 
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