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231129_FOSS4G-ASIA-2023_kato

Hajime Kato
November 29, 2023

 231129_FOSS4G-ASIA-2023_kato

'Modern-style Historical Map Design with QGIS' at FOSS4G ASIA 2023 in Seoul.
韓国ソウルで行われたFOSS4G ASIA 2023での「れきちず」に関する発表スライドです。

Rekichizu / れきちず
https://rekichizu.jp/

Hajime Kato

November 29, 2023
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  1. Hajime Kato
    Modern-style
    Historical Map Design
    with QGIS

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  2. CONTENTS 01
    02
    03
    04
    05
    Who am I?
    Background
    Method
    Result
    Future prospects

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  3. 01 Who am I?

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  4. Graphic Designer
    Hajime Kato

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  5. Self-introduction

    ●~2022 Tokyo
    ●2022~ Hokkaido

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  6. Self-introduction

    ●~2022 Tokyo
    ●2022~ Hokkaido
    © MIERUNE | © MapTiler © OpenStreetMap contributors
    I am here!

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  7. Self-introduction

    ●Favourite musician in Korea
    ○Peppertones
    Apple Music

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  8. ●MIERUNE Inc.
    ●Graphic designer
    ●Company's promotional tools, novelties, etc.
    Works

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  9. 보이네
    MIERUNE ݟ͑ΔͶ
    means
    p[b]oine

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  10. visualizing geospatial data

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  11. FOSS4G 2023 Prizren

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  12. 2023.10.26-27
    PyCon APAC
    2023.10.28
    Vue Fes Japan 2023
    Sponsored PyCon / Vue Fes

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  13. Reserve Sapporo Streetcar

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  14. Are you just enjoying
    the events? 🤔
    No, We’re working properly! 😀

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  15. G7 Sustainable Urban Development Ministers'
    Meeting in Takamatsu - Making Minecraft data

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  16. Japanese Forestry Agency
    Forest data processing / WebGIS development

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  17. And so on...We're doing a lot of things.
    Information is sent via X and website!
    Website

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  18. Okay, so what are you
    doing?😏

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  19. Make things related to
    company design!🎨

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  20. Hobby works

    ●Like maps and route maps,
    so I’ve posted my hobby works on Twitter.

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  21. Lake Biwa
    Lake Toya
    © MIERUNE | © MapTiler © OpenStreetMap contributors

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  22. 02 background

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  23. Background in Society

    ●Walking around town, walking old highway
    are popular in Japan
    ●Related services such as books and maps
    are existed

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  24. Background in Personal

    ●I've liked maps all long, and interested in old
    maps. However…

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  25. Tenpo-kuniezu “Awa-no-kuni” National Archives Digital Archive
    Written with an
    ink brush, so
    hard to read😭

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  26. “Tsukiji Hatchobori Nihombashi-minami ezu” National Diet Library Digital Collection
    Orientation of
    random
    letters…😢

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  27. Actually, the
    orientation of the
    letters indicates
    the location of
    the front gate to
    the building! 😲
    NHK “Bi-no-tsubo”
    https://www.nhk.or.jp/tsu
    bo/arc-20081010.html
    Front
    Gate
    “Tsukiji Hatchobori Nihombashi-minami ezu” National Diet Library Digital Collection
    Front
    Gate

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  28. ●Poor visibility/readability
    ●Orientation of random characters
    ●Low map accuracy
    Issue

    Create with modern map design!

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  29. Periodization of Japan

    Edo Modern
    Contem-
    porary
    1868 1945
    1603
    Middle Edo

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  30. ●Compared to modern maps, accuracy is low
    Accuracy of Edo maps

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  31. Tempo-kuniezu “Musashi-no-kuni” National Archives Digital Archive

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  32. “Ansei Kaisei Edo Oezu” National Diet Library Digital Collection

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  33. ●1880s Map ‘Jinsoku-zu’ “Historical Agricultural
    Environment Browsing System” *
    ●Old Edition Maps “Konjaku Map” **
    Use early modern maps

    * https://habs.rad.naro.go.jp/
    ** https://ktgis.net/kjmapw/

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  34. “Jinsoku-zu” Historical Agricultural Environment Viewing System,
    National Agriculture and Food Research Organization

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  35. ●Open source GIS
    software
    ●used worldwide
    https://qgis.org/
    Build the basis of map

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  36. ●Use Edo map, early modern map, and current
    map
    ●Draw coastlines, roads, borders, shipping
    routes, etc. on QGIS
    Build the basis of map

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  37. National Archives Digital Archive Historical Agricultural Environment
    Browsing System
    Edo Map Early modern Map
    Geographical Survey Institute
    Current Map
    Draw routes,
    coastlines, etc.
    Correct errors
    Determine and
    extract routes,
    coastlines, etc.

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  38. Basemap: Geographical Survey Institute

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  39. ●Plot POIs based on old maps and documents
    from the time.
    ●The locations of villages and towns were
    estimated from modern maps and dictionaries.
    Adding POI

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  40. “Edo-meisho-zue vol.7 [1] 1-3:1” National Diet Library Digital Collection

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  41. Nihombashi
    Kyobashi
    Basemap: Geographical Survey Institute

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  42. ●Create original map cartography and icons!
    Cartography / Map Icons

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  43. Pass Ferry/
    Port
    Temple Theatre Barrier Gate Tea-
    house
    Mountain Post-
    town
    Shrine Land-
    mark
    Bridge Castle Market

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  44. ●Use public organization sources
    ●NOT use information from commercial maps
    such as Google Maps.
    Points of attention

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  45. ●Export tiles on QGIS
    Create map-tile

    https://qgis.org/

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  46. ●Display map with MapLibre
    Mapping Libraries

    https://maplibre.org/

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  47. ●Tiles are divided into folders by zoom level
    Upload tiles

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  48. ●Data become larger as the zoom level increases
    Upload tiles

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  49. ●Unzip compressed
    files on server
    Upload tiles

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  50. https://rekichizu.jp/map/
    Rekichizu Search

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  51. 07 Future prospects

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  52. ●Fewer POIs
    ●Only up to zoom level 15
    ●Raster tile
    Current issues

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  53. ●Split-screen view
    ●Information display
    ●Multilingual display
    ●Route Searching
    Future prospects

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  54. Split-screen view

    Geographical Survey Institute

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  55. Information display

    “Meisho-edo-hyakkei Gohyaku-Rakan-
    Sazuido”
    National Diet Library Digital Collection

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  56. Multilingual display

    “Meisho-edo-hyakkei Gohyaku-Rakan-
    Sazuido”
    National Diet Library Digital Collection

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  57. Route searching

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  58. ●Plan to use historical place name open data*
    to update the map.
    Using opendata

    * https://codh.rois.ac.jp/

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  59. One more thing…

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  60. ●MIERUNE has decided to develop “Rekichizu” as
    a project.
    Developed by the company

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  61. Thank you!

    My website
    Rekichizu

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