Papers and Presentations

Paper: Modeling and Visualizing Historical GIS Data
Author: Merrick Lex Berman
Presented at the Spatio-Temporal Workshop, Harvard University, Apr 2009.

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Paper: Georeferencing Historical Placenames and Tracking Changes Over Time
Author: Merrick Lex Berman
Presented at the Georeferencing Workshop, Harvard University, Mar 2008.

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Paper: Modeling Spatio-Temporal Networks with CHGIS
Author: Merrick Lex Berman
Presented at 2nd International Workshop on Monies, Markets, and Finance in China and East Asia, 1600-1900, Ruhr-University Bochum, Oct 2007.

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Paper: Geographic Information Sharing Tool [GIST]
Author: Merrick Lex Berman and Bill Hays
Presented at ABCD-GIS Seminar, Harvard University, Nov 2006.

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Paper: Persistence or Transience? Tracking the evolution of places over time with historical Geographic Information Systems [GIS]
Author: Merrick Lex Berman
Presented at Hist2006 - Geschichte im Netz Conference, Berlin, Feb 2006.

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Slides: Places in the Past: What's in a Name?
Author: Merrick Lex Berman
Presented at PACSL GeoHistory Network Conference, Philadelphia, Dec 2005.

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Paper: Boundaries or Networks in Historical GIS: Concepts of Measuring Space and Administrative Geography in Chinese History
Author: Merrick Lex Berman
Historical Geography, Vol33, Special Issue: Emerging Trends in Historical GIS, Baton Rouge, 2005.

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Paper: Key Issues in Compiling a Digital Gazetteer for China's Historical Religious Sites
Author: Merrick Lex Berman
Presented at ECAI Congress on Cultural Atlases, Berkeley, May 2004.

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Slides: Developing Historical GIS for Japan
Author: Merrick Lex Berman
Presented at AAS - CEAL Japan, San Diego, March 2004.

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Paper: Semantic Interoperability and Cultural Specificity: Examples from Chinese, Japanese, Mongolian, Uighur
Author: Merrick Lex Berman
Presented at SSHA, Baltimore, November 2003.

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Paper: Methods for Space-Time Analysis: Examples from CHGIS
Author: Mark Henderson and Merrick Lex Berman
Presented at ESRI Users Conference, San Diego, July 2003.

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Slides: Measuring Space and Fuzzy Boundaries in Chinese History
Author: Merrick Lex Berman
Presented at SSHA St. Louis, October 2002.

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Paper: Multilingual Feature Classification Index for China and Japan
Author: Merrick Lex Berman
Presented at PNC-ECAI Osaka, September 2002.

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Paper: Toponyms and Feature Classifications for CHGIS
Author: Merrick Lex Berman
Presented at PNC-ECAI Hong Kong, January 2001.

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Thesis: Opening the Lancang - Mekong River: Problems and Prospects for Xishuangbanna
Author: Merrick Lex Berman
MA Thesis, Chinese Language, UMASS Amherst, 1998.

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