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Testing of Historical Hypotheses on the Basis of Geochronological Tracking
Ivakin Yan Al'bertovich

Doctor of Technical Science

Leading researcher, Saint-Petersburg Institue for Informatics and Automation of the Russian Academy of Sciences

of. SPIIRAN, 39, 198207, liniya 14-Ya v.o., g. Saint Petersburg, Russia,
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Potapychev Sergei Nikolaevich

PhD in Technical Science

Senior researcher, Saint-Petersburg Institue for Informatics and Automation of the Russian Academy of Sciences

of. SPIIRAN, 39, liniya 14-Ya,  g. Saint Petersburg, Russia, 196000
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Ivakin Vladislav Yanovich

Magistrate of the Historical Computer Science Department of Lomonosov Moscow State University

198281, Russia, g. Moscow, ul. Lomonosovskii Prospekt, 27, korp.4


Information technology of geochronological tracking is a total of processes that accumulate and integrate data on geographic relocation of historical figures for a given time interval and represent the results as a generalizing graph in GIS. Hypotheses about stable migration trends are represented as subgraphs of the graph. To test such hypotheses is to search and evaluate statistical significance of relevant graph isomorphism. The article describes these qualitatively new opportunities provided by such an approach as well as relevant mathematical and algorithmic tools. Methodology of the study grounds on graph theory, probability theory, mathematical statistics and statistical accuracy and stability evaluation methods.
Information technologies of geochronological tracking form the methodological and program apparatus for automation of selected class of historical tasks, connected to fusion of biographical and geographic data based on GIS. The novelty of the study is a new class of methodical tools for historical studies addressing geospatial social and political processes on the basis of geoinformation systems and relevant technologies. The main theoretical conclusion is the applicability of mathematical tools of confidence figure evaluation when making a decision in historical studies on the basis of geochronological tracking net structures.  

Keywords: algorithmic apparatus, generalizing graph, information technology, interdisciplinary research, statistical hypotheses testing, graphs’ isomorphism, geochronological track, GIS technologies, Geographic information systems, GIS



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