Some Chances and Challenges in Applying Language Technologies to Historical Studies in Chinese

@article{Liu2011SomeCA,
  title={Some Chances and Challenges in Applying Language Technologies to Historical Studies in Chinese},
  author={Chao-Lin Liu and Guantao Jin and Qingfeng Liu and Wei-Yun Chiu and Yih-Soong Yu},
  journal={IJCLCLP},
  year={2011},
  volume={16}
}
  • Chao-Lin Liu, Guantao Jin, +2 authors Yih-Soong Yu
  • Published in IJCLCLP 2011
  • Computer Science, Political Science
  • We report applications of language technology to analyzing historical documents in the Database for the Study of Modern Chinese Thoughts and Literature (DSMCTL). We studied two historical issues with the reported techniques: the conceptualization of "huaren" (Chinese people) and the attempt to institute constitutional monarchy in the late Qing dynasty. We also discuss research challenges for supporting sophisticated issues using our experience with DSMCTL, the Database of Government Officials… CONTINUE READING

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