Alliance Project: Digital Kinship Database and Genealogy

Alliance Project: Digital Kinship Database and Genealogy

Shigenobu Sugito (Sugiyama University, Japan) and Sachiko Kubota (Hiroshima University, Japan)
Copyright: © 2007 |Pages: 6
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-298-5.ch034
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Abstract

This study has three main aims: 1. to develop software for an indigenous kinship database and genealogy using a cross-platform Java engine; 2. to contribute to a kinship study, which will serve as a fieldwork support tool for anthropologists; and 3. to assess the importance and potential of the kinship database and genealogy in IT-based indigenous knowledge management.

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