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Nung-yao LIN

IT Developer (Oct 2018-Sep 2020)

Dr.

Nung-yao Lin received his PhD in Computer Science from the National Taiwan University. His doctoral research focuses on methods how to extract and analyze geographic information from textual sources. In addition, he is involved with research projects on Taiwanese land deeds and cadasters during the Qing Dynasty and the Japanese occupation.

At the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, he will collaborate with Digital Humanities scholars in order to construct a geographic information system based on Local Gazetteers and Chinese maps produced in the 1930s.

 

Projects

The WebGIS Platform of Historical Maps of China

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