NISHIMOTO, Noa

Position: Affiliated Lecturer

MAIL: noa [at] cseas.kyoto-u.ac.jp

Research Departments

Environmental Coexistence

Area

Research Interests

・Documentation on the endangered “number culture” – from an ethnomathematics point of view



Documentation on the endangered “number culture” – from an ethnomathematics point of view
Due to the rapid evolution of science and techknoldgy, there is all most all of the villages or communities in all over the world have been affected by modern technology even they preserve traditional way of living. That means even the population of the individual speakers of ethnic group are stable, the traditional way of counting on the base of the natural cycle or materials are in danger. This projecgt aims to document the traditional technology of counting by focusing on the ethnic group whose languages have not rich numeral system from ethnomathematics point of view.