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Foreseen More than a Century─Grand Vision Regarding Science and Technology from the Dream of Red Chamber

  • Chia-Wen ChuEmail author
  • Wei-Che Chien
  • Chin-Feng Lai
  • Shih-Yeh Chen
  • Kathiravan Srinivasan
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11937)

Abstract

Cross-disciplinary integration is one of the most important strategies for current education and technologies development. Although literary creation and technology have always belonged to different disciplines, they have far-reaching effects on each other. This paper addresses the influence of the grand vision regarding science and technology in series of novels during the late period of the Qing Dynasty. Scholars at that time have a very strong technological vision and literary creativity. Through observing serial novels in Shanghai at that time, we learn that the demand for a large number of popular literary markets in the Beijing-Tianjin region did cause such works to be released one after another. Therefore, we should re-observe the officer’s mind and people’s mind during the late period of the Qing Dynasty, and strive to integrate literary thoughts and scientific education in the future world. At the same time, in a cross-disciplinary integrated knowledge system, we need to jointly develop and practice the infinite creative value of life.

Keywords

Cross-domain integration Dream of red chamber New Stone 

Notes

Acknowledgment

This work was supported in part by the Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan, R.O.C., under Contracts MOST 106-2511-S-259-001-MY3.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chia-Wen Chu
    • 1
    Email author
  • Wei-Che Chien
    • 2
  • Chin-Feng Lai
    • 2
  • Shih-Yeh Chen
    • 3
  • Kathiravan Srinivasan
    • 4
  1. 1.Chinese Language CenterNational Dong Hwa UniversityHualienTaiwan, R.O.C.
  2. 2.Department of Engineering ScienceNational Cheng Kung UniversityTainanTaiwan, R.O.C.
  3. 3.Department of Computer Science and Information EngineeringNational Taitung UniversityTaitungTaiwan, R.O.C.
  4. 4.School of Information Technology and EngineeringVellore Institute of TechnologyVelloreIndia

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