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A human-inspired recognition system for premodern Japanese historical documents [article]

Anh Duc Le, Tarin Clanuwat, Asanobu Kitamoto
2019 arXiv   pre-print
This leads to the idea of creating a new recognition system. In this paper, we propose a human-inspired document reading system to recognize multiple lines of premodern Japanese historical documents.  ...  This process is repeated until reading the whole document. We tested our human-inspired recognition system on the pre-modern Japanese historical document provide by the PRMU Kuzushiji competition.  ...  CONCLUSION In this paper, we introduce a human-inspired recognition system for recognizing Kuzushiji documents.  ... 
arXiv:1905.05377v1 fatcat:yw7etdq6efccflm2tpvb7cqnwa

Rethinking the Humanistic Approach in Geography: Misunderstood Essences and Japanese Challenges

Satoshi Imazato
2007 Japanese Journal of Human Geography  
Acknowledgments This work was supported by grants in aid from the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture and Sciences No. 19720219 and No. 18320136 .  ...  I also appreciate Professors Akihiko Takagi and Akio Onjo for their organization of the above latter research project. Notes  ...  We should, however, consider a problem of historical studies : most surviving historical documents reflect the upper classes.  ... 
doi:10.4200/jjhg.59.6_508 fatcat:fksdettvazfv3iqm54mcg6vud4

Migrating People, Migrating Data: Digital Approaches to Migrant Heritage

Paul Longley Arthur, Jason Ensor, Marijke van Faassen, Rik Hoekstra, Nonja Peters
2018 Journal of the Japanese Association for Digital Humanities  
heritage template for migrants worldwide.  ...  of data-serial and qualitative-for sophisticated and innovative research.  ...  to Migrant Heritage Journal of the Japanese Association for Digital Humanities, Vol. 3, No. 1, p. 102 Journal of the Japanese Association for Digital Humanities, Vol. 3, No. 1, p. 106 Journal  ... 
doi:10.17928/jjadh.3.1_98 fatcat:ugwwk4cgyfcxjncx6xvfh2vb3e

PREFACE [chapter]

2002 The Manchu Way  
For all that is acknowledged to be important about them, however, the Manchus as a group remain relatively unstudied, at least in English. 3 By providing a historical description of the development of  ...  My primary concern is to trace the development of the Eight Banners, the Manchus' trademark system of social and military organization, and the parallel evolution of Manchu identity in the seventeenth  ...  Cathy Chiu and Peter Pang, East Asia librarians at the University of California, Santa Barbara, deserve particular recognition for going out of their way to help.  ... 
doi:10.1515/9781503618114-003 fatcat:ypuf6anvwjahffux2rlouprmcy

After the Fall

James Mark Shields
2018 Journal of Religion in Japan  
Tsuji Zennosuke 辻善之助 (1877–1955), the dominant figure in Buddhist historical scholarship in Japan from the 1930s until the mid-1950s, is known to have employed a broad range of sources in order to provide  ...  a comprehensive analysis of his subject.  ...  and civilization, and forms a particularly Japanese foundation for the modern Western and Christian-inspired humanitarianism of the Red Cross.  ... 
doi:10.1163/22118349-00702001 fatcat:ecf6wbadhfdkfbhm4z7fzym2ri

Confused Alarms: Duchesne on the Uniqueness of the West

Mark Elvin
2011 Canadian journal of sociology  
recognition.  ...  It was only at the very summit that the Hellenistic world rose briefly for a time above all premodern others.  ... 
doi:10.29173/cjs12410 fatcat:kf6g3eso75drvoyyuxihjors5e

The World of the Neurology Ward: Hauntology and European Modernismmal tournéin Butoh

Jonathan W. Marshall
2013 TDR: The Drama Review  
The live act, once "documented" in this fashion, ceases to be a precedent.  ...  The visual aesthetic of the postwar Japanese theatre certainly evoked this sense of a frustrated or ruined state of national and historical emergence.  ... 
doi:10.1162/dram_a_00303 fatcat:4hg765trpfhlbixaiev77cwr7a

Sharing the Pain: Apportioning Natural Hazards Exposure in Early Modern Japan

Philip C. Brown
2021 Sustainability  
The concluding sections attempt to separate the distinctive historical circumstances from more generalizable and widely adaptable characteristics of this arrangement that might serve as inspiration for  ...  In the search for ideas that promote sustainability, a number of scholars examine past practices of cooperative resource management.  ...  Its bi-annual meetings bring together a broad interdisciplinary panoply of scholars, policy makers, and practitioners to address contemporary and historical data for inspiration and perspectives as they  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13031053 fatcat:kpacp22cinbtjhmxdwhmha2aya

In the Camp and on the March: Military Manuals as Sources for Studying Premodern Public Health

G. Geltner
2018 Medical history  
Texts composed for (and often by) army leaders in medieval Latin Europe, East Rome (Byzantium) and other premodern civilisations reflect the topicality of population-level preventative healthcare well  ...  before the nineteenth century, thereby broadening the path for historicising public health from a transregional and even global perspective.  ...  their practices (for instance of burial, exercise and sourcing food and water) could have inspired civic leaders to follow suit.  ... 
doi:10.1017/mdh.2018.62 pmid:30556517 pmcid:PMC8670759 fatcat:yyityhvkoncbfe4mnkeo2byqwy

Who Is Legitimating Whom? On Justifying Buddhism's Place in the Body Politic [chapter]

Sem Vermeersch
2020 Buddhism in Central Asia I  
At least it left traces in the historic record, and this is our good fortune; more than for any other ruler in premodern East Asia, we have rich veins of documents that show various strategies and phases  ...  Buddhist ritual and meditation.61 In other words, in Korea we seem to find a better realisation of what the Scripture on the Humane Kings sets out to achieve, a kind of balanced system of mutual dependence  ... 
doi:10.1163/9789004417731_003 fatcat:3sprib7zivakfa5r6kwmfvqnci

How Blind Is Love?: Simon Winchester's The Man Who Loved China

Francesca Bray
2010 Technology and Culture  
In documenting China's rich legacy of scientific ideas and technical achievements and its direct or indirect inputs into modern science, Needham also gave full recognition to the manifold contributions  ...  In 1939 a Chinese professor of philosophy visiting Oxford had pled for help for his colleagues back in China, where the invading Japanese were systematically targeting schools, universities, and laboratories  ... 
doi:10.1353/tech.2010.0015 fatcat:lh2mil24dzax7ny6massldd65q

The Global and the Local: Problematic Dynamics of the Triangular Trade in Early Modern Manila

Birgit M. Tremml
2012 Journal of World History  
The Long Durée Implications of the Manila Trade As indicated above, Manila did not just encourage maritime trade also inspired premodern search for a proper identity.  ...  Both Toyotomi Hideyoshi Tokugawa Ieyasu felt compelled to legitimize their power in and side Japan and sought official recognition as sovereigns.104 For c ries, China had dominated Japanese foreign affairs  ...  death in 1598.100 Thereafter, the Tokugawa bakufu (1603-1867) established its political supremacy in Japan, based on the bakuhan system that has often been referred to as centralized feudalism, for 250  ... 
doi:10.1353/jwh.2012.0095 fatcat:csd5uy5p4nfcrm2s7tbrklddzq

"Other Visions of Virtue" in Ordinary Economies in Japan: A Historical Perspective, 1750–1950

Tetsuo Najita
2016 Journal of Cultural Interaction in East Asia  
Objectivity and precision without recognition of the moral worth or humaneness of others would not be condoned.  ...  From this perspective, even the philosopher Miura Baien was relevant not so much for his treatises about the ultimate meaning of nature as about his use of village-level ethics to document why humans should  ... 
doi:10.1515/jciea-2016-070110 fatcat:7rsyaiq4kjbpdebx3h2pqs4e7u

JAS volume 52 issue 4 Cover and Back matter

1993 Journal of Asian Studies  
A lyrical evocation of personal fate and history by an acclaimed Anglo-Chinese writer.  ...  "Lynn Pan's book is a beautifully written account of her family's fortune during the turbulent years of China's recent history. "-Nien Cheng,  ...  Kobo Abe (1924-1993), although best known as a novelist, has received worldwide recognition for his work as a playwright, producer, and director of daring and innovative dramas.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0021911800035877 fatcat:3nbehbp6ejhyzhfhu2f2p364py

Rites and Rights: Lineage Property and Law in Korea

Marie Seong-Hak Kim
2020 L'Atelier du CRH  
historical overview of the evolution of lineage property and succession law in Korea from the premodern through contemporary times.  ...  Scholars have made serious efforts to discover premodern Korean succession practices by using extant property distribution documents ( punjaegi ) of elite families.  ... 
doi:10.4000/acrh.11667 fatcat:jfdo7sspibb6xitntrdoxqzdsu
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