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Classical Chinese Digital Humanities

By Donald Sturgeon List of tutorials 1 Getting Started [View online] [Download] 2 Python programming and ctext.org API [View online] [Download] 3 Regular expressions [View online] [Download]

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Classical Chinese DH: Python programming and ctext.org API

Classical Chinese DH: Python programming and ctext.org API¶ By Donald Sturgeon [View this notebook online] [Download this notebook] [List of tutorials] Variables¶ Variables are named entities that contain some kind of data that can be changed at a later date. … Continue reading

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Classical Chinese DH: Getting Started

By Donald Sturgeon This is the first in a series of online tutorials introducing basic digital humanities techniques using the Python programming language and the Chinese Text Project API. These tutorials are based in part on material covered in the … Continue reading

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When n-grams go bad

As a followup to Google n-grams and pre-modern Chinese, other features of the Google n-gram viewer may help shed some light on the issues with the pre-1950 data for Chinese. One useful feature is wildcard search, which allows various open-ended … Continue reading

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Google n-grams and pre-modern Chinese

The Google n-gram viewer allows real-time searching of the frequencies of words and word sequences over time across a large corpus of texts digitized as part of the Google Books project. Without getting into the debate as to whether things … Continue reading

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