lingtypology package connects R with the Glottolog database (v. 4.8) and provides additional functionality for linguistic mapping. The Glottolog database contains the catalogue of the world's languages. This package helps researchers to make linguistic maps, using philosophy of the Cross-Linguistic Linked Data project, which uniform access to the data across publications. This package is based on
leaflet package, so
lingtypology package is a package for linguistic interactive mapping. You also might be interested in looking into some alternatives to lingtypology:
- lingtypology in Python by Michael Voronov;
- glottospace -- R package for the geospatial analysis based on Glottolog by Sietze Norder et al;
lingtypr-- R package which partially intersects with
lingtypologyfunctionality by Laura Becker;
glottoTrees-- R package for visualising and modifing glottolog trees by Erich Round
Get the stable version from CRAN:
… or get the development version from GitHub:
Sometimes installation failed because of the absence of the package
crosstalk. Just install it using command
Load a library:
For a detailed tutorial see GitHub pages.
You can contribute to
lingtypology, but look through contribution info before.