John A. Ruskamp, Jr., Ed.D., M.B.A
Pictured on the following pages are just a few of the anceint Chinese pictogram-glyphs analyzed Asiatic Echoes: The Identification of Ancient Chinese Pictograms in pre-Columbian North American Rock Writing, 3rd edition. Please note that Chinese script was not standardized until around 200 BC. Hence, throughout much of Chinese history each calligrapher employed his own individual style of writing. In fact, there was so much variation in ancient Chinese writings that around 500 BC Confucius is reported to have stated: "The ancients must have had very strange looking dogs!"
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The above chart lists the comparative statistical data for a sample of 53 ancient Chinese pictogram-glyph pairings, and one actual oracle-bone graph, that are analyzed in the text of Asiatic Echoes, 3rd edtion. The style of each script, its location, and the statistical values generated by the Jaccard Similarity Coefficient formula for the comparison of each glyph with a known ancient Chinese pictogram are provided. Note that: J values are raw data generated by the formula of the Jaccard Similarity Coefficient; P values indicate the probability for there being a chance likeness of the paired images apart from any common heritage; N is the total number of evaluated line strokes and touch relationships for each of the pairings; and the final column indicates the page in Asiatic Echoes, 3rd edition where each chart is located.
Above are two pictogram-glyph comparison charts as shown in Appendix A of
Asiatic Echoes, 3rd edition.
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