pubs

Publications and Presentations

Linked Places In the Context of Library Metadata
---- Author: Merrick Lex Berman
---- Venue: Harvard Library: Linked Data Discussion Group, Cambridge, Nov 10th, 2016
---- Links: pdf

Placing Names: Enriching and Integrating Gazetteers
---- Edited by: Merrick Lex Berman, Ruth Mostern, and Humphrey Southall
---- Indiana Univ Press, Aug, 2016
---- Links: pdf

Historical Materials and Geographic Information Systems for Digital Humanities Projects
---- Author: Merrick Lex Berman
---- Venue: Advancing Digital Scholarship in Japanese Studies, Cambridge, Nov 6th, 2015
---- Links: pdf - webmap example

A Temporal Gazetteer for Chinese History
---- Author: Merrick Lex Berman
---- Venue: Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, Apr 28th, 2015
---- Links: pdf

Moving Historical Geodata to the Web (Meeting Notes)
---- Author: Merrick Lex Berman
---- Venue: NYPL Workshop, sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Nov 5th - 7th, 2014
---- Links: report

Skinner Data Archive At Harvard
---- Author: Merrick Lex Berman, Fei Carnes, Zhenyang Hua
---- Venue: G.W. Skinner Festschrift Planning Meeting, Univ of Washington, Aug 11, 2014
---- Links: pdf

New Discovery Tools for Digital Humanities and Spatial Data
---- Author: Merrick Lex Berman, Fei Carnes, Zhenyang Hua
---- Venue: MIT Information Science Brown Bag Lunch Seminar, MIT E25, Jul 16, 2014
---- Links: pdf

China Air Pollution Study Based on Volunteer Monitoring Stations
---- Author: Merrick Lex Berman, Fei Carnes, Zhenyang Hua
---- Venue: ABCD GIS seminar, Cambridge MA, Jun 18th, 2014
---- Links: pdf - data archive

Ming Dynasty Courier Routes
---- Author: Merrick Lex Berman
---- Venue: ABCD GIS Seminar, Cambridge MA, June 18th, 2014
---- Links: pdf - webmap - data archive

Origins and Development of the China Historical GIS
---- Author: Merrick Lex Berman
---- Venue: Pelagios 3 Gazetteer Technical Workshop, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, NYC, Sep 12th, 2013
---- Links: pdf

Modeling Time, Dates, and Periods for Historical Geographic Data
---- Author: Merrick Lex Berman
---- Venue: Issues in Spatio-Temporal Technologies Panel Digital Humanties 2013, Lincoln NE, 19 Jul 2013
---- Links: pdf

WorldMap and Chinamap (in Chinese)
---- Author: Merrick Lex Berman
---- Venue: CGA Seminar Series, Application of GIS in China Research (in Chinese), 27 Jun 2013
---- Links: pdf

Asian Geodata at Harvard
---- Author: Merrick Lex Berman
---- Venue: Workshop on Computational Tools and Digital Resources for Chinese History and Literatrue, AAS San Diego, 23 Mar 2013
---- Links: pdf

East Asian Geographic Data Resources at Harvard
---- Author: Merrick Lex Berman
---- Venue: Ash Center Orientation, Jan 2013
---- Links: pdf - resources list

+gis +time +web
---- Author: Merrick Lex Berman
---- Venue: Advanced GIS Workshop, Harvard Government Dept, Course 1009, 4 Mar 2013
---- Links: pdf

East Asian Geographic Data Resources at Harvard
---- Author: Merrick Lex Berman
---- Venue: Ash Center Orientation, Jan 2013
---- Links: pdf - resources list

Historical Gazetteer Development and Integration
---- Author: Merrick Lex Berman and Johan Åhlfeldt
---- Venue: Working Digitally with Historical Maps AAG NYC, Feb 2012
---- Links: pdf - revised 2014

On historical gazetteers
---- Author: Humphrey Southall, Ruth Mostern and Merrick Lex Berman
---- Venue: International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing 5.2(2011)127-145
---- Links: article

Temporal Referencing for Historical Gazetteers
---- Author: Merrick Lex Berman
---- Venue: AAG Annual Meeting, Washington DC, April 2010
---- Links: pdf

Spatio-temporal Visualization using GeoTime Software
---- Author: Merrick Lex Berman
---- Venue: Evaluation report, Harvard, Dec 2009
---- Links: pdf - evaluation materials

Modeling and Visualizing Historical GIS Data
---- Author: Merrick Lex Berman
---- Venue: Spatio-Temporal Workshop, Harvard University, Apr 2009
---- Links: pdf

Georeferencing Historical Placenames and Tracking Changes Over Time
---- Author: Merrick Lex Berman
---- Venue: Georeferencing Workshop, Harvard University, Mar 2008
---- Links: pdf

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

China Historical GIS (CHGIS) Choices Faced, Lessons Learned
---- Author: Peter K. Bol
---- Venue: Conference on Historical Maps and GIS, Nagoya University, Aug 2007
---- Links: pdf

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

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

Key Issues in Compiling a Digital Gazetteer for China's Historical Religious Sites
---- Author: Merrick Lex Berman
---- Venue: ECAI Congress on Cultural Atlases, Berkeley, May 2004
---- Links: pdf

Developing Historical GIS for Japan
---- Author: Merrick Lex Berman
---- Venue: AAS - CEAL Japan, San Diego, March 2004
---- Links: pdf - sample maps

Semantic Interoperability and Cultural Specificity: Examples from Chinese, Japanese, Mongolian, Uighur
---- Author: Merrick Lex Berman
---- Venue: SSHA, Baltimore, November 2003
---- Links: pdf

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

From Tibet to Altai: Russian Historical Maps of China
---- Author: Irina Merzliakova and Alexei Karimov
---- Venue: Presented at CAA-ECAI, Vienna, April 2003
---- Links: paper and data

Measuring Space and Fuzzy Boundaries in Chinese History
---- Author: Merrick Lex Berman
---- Venue: SSHA St. Louis, October 2002
---- Links: pdf

Multilingual Feature Classification Index for China and Japan
---- Author: Merrick Lex Berman
---- Venue: PNC-ECAI Osaka, September 2002
---- Links: pdf

Integrating CHGIS with other Gazetteer Standards
---- Author: Merrick Lex Berman
---- Venue: PNC-ECAI Guadalajara, December 2001
---- Links: pdf

Gazetteer Development for CHGIS
---- Author: Merrick Lex Berman
---- Venue: SSHA Chicago, October 2001
---- Links: pdf

Integrating Contemporary Statistics into Historical GIS Context
---- Author: Shuming Bao [Univ Michigan]
---- Venue: Intl Workshop on Historical GIS, Shanghai, 2001
---- Links: pdf

China Historical GIS Version 1
---- Author: Merrick Lex Berman
---- Venue: Intl Workshop on Historical GIS, Shanghai, 2001
---- Links: slides - database design V1

Solution to the Parent-Child Problem in Implementing a Dynamic Spatio-Temporal Database for the CHGIS Songjiang Data
---- Author: Lawrence Crissman and Lin Pu [Griffith Univ, Australia]
---- Venue: First Intl Workshop on Historical GIS, Shanghai, 2001
---- Links: pdf , demo data

An Historical-GIS for 200 years of Belgian Territorial Structures (1796-2000)
---- Author: Martine DeMoor [Ghent Univ]
---- Venue: Intl Workshop on Historical GIS, Shanghai, 2001
---- Links: pdf

Temporal GISes of changing administrative boundaries: European comparisons
---- Author: Ian Gregory [Lancaster Univ, UK]
---- Venue: Intl Workshop on Historical GIS, Shanghai, 2001
---- Links: slides - narrative

GIS Techniques for Cross-Time Analysis of China County Data
---- Author: Mark Henderson [Mills College]
---- Venue: Intl Workshop on Historical GIS, Shanghai, 2001
---- Links: html
---- Glossary: Social Science and Regional Systems Chinese - English terms (xls)

Interoperability and Distributed GIS Models
---- Author: Ian Johnson [Univ Sydney, Australia]
---- Venue: Intl Workshop on Historical GIS, Shanghai, 2001
---- Links: pdf

A Mapserver for German Historical GIS
---- Author: Andreas Kunz [Inst for European History, Mainz]
---- Venue: Intl Workshop on Historical GIS, Shanghai, 2001
---- Links: pdf

County Boundaries in Historical GIS
---- Author: John Long [Newberry Library, Chicago]
---- Venue: Intl Workshop on Historical GIS, Shanghai, 2001
---- Links: pdf

Demonstration of Qing Dynasty (1820) CHGIS
---- Author: Zhimin Man [Fudan Univ]
---- Venue: Intl Workshop on Historical GIS, Shanghai, 2001
---- Links: pdf

A History of Russian Administrative Boundaries (XVIII - XX centuries)
---- Author: Irina Merzliakova [Inst of Geography, Moscow] and Alexei Karimov [Inst for the History of Science and Technology, Moscow]
---- Venue: Intl Workshop on Historical GIS, Shanghai, 2001
---- Links: slides - narrative
---- Meeting Proposal: Cartographic Heritage at the Russian Geograpical Society (2004) pdf

Digital Gazetteer Development
---- Author: Ruth Mostern [Univ California, Merced]
---- Venue: Intl Workshop on Historical GIS, Shanghai, 2001
---- Links: pdf

GIS Reconstruction of the "Daoist Grotto Heavens"
---- Author: Justin O'Jack [Univ California, Santa Barbara]
---- Venue: Intl Workshop on Historical GIS, Shanghai, 2001
---- Links: pdf

Creating a GIS Spatial History of Tokyo
---- Author: Loren Siebert [Univ of Akron]
---- Venue: Intl Workshop on Historical GIS, Shanghai, 2001
---- Links: pdf

Sigma, a GIS application for Portuguese History
---- Author: Luís Silveira [Univ Nova de Lisboa, Portugal]
---- Venue: Intl Workshop on Historical GIS, Shanghai, 2001
---- Links: pdf abstract - SIGMA website

English Historical Geography, Socio-Economic History and Historical GIS
---- Author: Humphrey Southall [Univ Portsmouth, UK]
---- Venue: Intl Workshop on Historical GIS, Shanghai, 2001
---- Links: pdf

GIS Reporting of Modern Population Distribution, from 1776-1953
---- Author: Jun Wang [Chinese Academy of Surveying and Mapping]
---- Venue: Intl Workshop on Historical GIS, Shanghai, 2001
---- Links: pdf - abstract chinese