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Yuan Yida (袁义达) is a researcher from the Institute of Genetic and Developmental Biology at the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He is the leading authority on Chinese surnames in mainland China, and has been working on statistical studies of surname distribution in the People's Republic of China over the past two decades. For the suburb of Melbourne, Australia, see Research, Victoria. ... The Chinese Academy of Sciences (中国科学院), formerly known as Academia Sinica (not to be confused with the Academia Sinica currently headquartered in Taipei), is the national academy for the natural sciences of the Peoples Republic of China. ... A Chinese surname, also called a clan name or family name (姓, pinyin: xìng; or 氏, shi), is one of the over seven hundred family names used by Han Chinese and Sinicized Chinese ethnic groups. ... The highlighted area in the map is what is commonly known as mainland China. Mainland China (Simplified Chinese: 中国大陆; Traditional Chinese: 中國大陸; Pinyin: Zhōnggúo Dàlù, lit. ... A graph of a bell curve in a normal distribution showing statistics used in educational assessment, comparing various grading methods. ...

Yuan Yida was born in 1947 in Shanghai, tracing his ancestry to Fenghua, Zhejiang. He spent much of his youth in Ningbo, before moving to Beijing and attending Beijing University. Between 1988 and 1992 he conducted research at Stanford University. In mainland China he has published more than 30 articles and two monographs. 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... Shanghai (Chinese: 上海; pinyin: ; Shanghainese: ), situated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta in East China, is Chinas largest city by population. ... The former villa of Chiang Kai-shek, one of the local sons of Fenghua. ... Zhejiang (Chinese: 浙江; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Che-chiang; Postal System Pinyin: Chehkiang or Chekiang) is an eastern coastal province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Ningbo (Simplified Chinese: 宁波; Traditional Chinese: 寧波; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Ning-po; literally Tranquil Waves) is a seaport sub-provincial city in northeastern Zhejiang province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Beijing (Chinese: 北京; Pinyin: BÄ›ijÄ«ng; ; IPA: ), a city in northern China (formerly spelled in English as Peking or Peiking), is the capital of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... Peking University 博学审问慎思明辨 Peking University or Beijing University (pinyin Běijīng Dàxué), colloquially Beida (北大, pinyin běidà), is one of the most prestigious universities in China. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Stanford redirects here. ... A monograph is a scholarly book or a treatise on a single subject or a group of related subjects. ...

Yuan Yida's most recent study was published in January 2006. The survey covers 1110 counties and cities with a total population of 296 million and includes 4100 surnames. 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...



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