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A Web-Based Visualization System for Interdisciplinary Research Using Japanese Local Political Corpus

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This paper describes a web-based visualization system, for interdisciplinary research, using the Japanese local political corpus. We illustrate the system for the corpus, which contains the local assembly minutes of 47 Japanese prefectures from April 2011 to March 2015. This four-year period coincides with the office term for assembly members in most local governments. Our system provides full-text search features for utterances, context word extraction using Key Words in Context (KWIC), map visualization, cross-tabulation tables, and political keyword extraction using TF–IDF. We endowed the system with these features to promote its wide range use in various research fields.

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This work was supported by JSPS KAKENHI Grant Number JP16H02912.

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Ototake, H., Sakaji, H., Takamaru, K., Kobayashi, A., Uchida, Y., Kimura, Y. (2018). A Web-Based Visualization System for Interdisciplinary Research Using Japanese Local Political Corpus. In: Barolli, L., Enokido, T., Takizawa, M. (eds) Advances in Network-Based Information Systems. NBiS 2017. Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies, vol 7. Springer, Cham.

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