Matchmaker, matchmaker, make me a match: migration of populations via marriages in the past

  title={Matchmaker, matchmaker, make me a match: migration of populations via marriages in the past},
  author={S. Lee and Robyn Ffrancon and D. Abrams and B. Kim and M. Porter},
  • S. Lee, Robyn Ffrancon, +2 authors M. Porter
  • Published 2013
  • Geography, Physics, Computer Science, Biology
  • ArXiv
  • for processes such as urbanization and the spread of ideas. We demonstrate that the data record from Korean family books (called “jokbo”) can be used to estimate migration patterns via marriages from the past 750 years. We apply two generative models of long-term human mobility to quantify the relevance of geographical information to human marriage records in the data, and we find that the wide variety in the geographical distributions of the clans poses interesting challenges for the direct… CONTINUE READING
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