lingtypology: Linguistic Typology and Mapping

Provides R with the Glottolog database <> and some more abilities for purposes of linguistic mapping. The Glottolog database contains the catalogue of languages of the world. This package helps researchers to make a linguistic maps, using philosophy of the Cross-Linguistic Linked Data project <>, which allows for while at the same time facilitating uniform access to the data across publications. A tutorial for this package is available on GitHub pages <> and package vignette. Maps created by this package can be used both for the investigation and linguistic teaching. In addition, package provides an ability to download data from typological databases such as WALS, AUTOTYP and others.

Version: 1.0.6
Depends: R (≥ 3.1.0)
Imports: leaflet, stats, utils, stringdist, magrittr, grDevices, rowr, MASS, sp
Suggests: knitr, rmarkdown, testthat, covr
Published: 2017-08-16
Author: George Moroz
Maintainer: George Moroz <agricolamz at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: no
Citation: lingtypology citation info
Materials: NEWS
CRAN checks: lingtypology results


Reference manual: lingtypology.pdf
Vignettes: 'lingtypology': easy mapping for Lingustic Typology
Package source: lingtypology_1.0.6.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X El Capitan binaries: r-release: lingtypology_1.0.5.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-oldrel: lingtypology_1.0.5.tgz
Old sources: lingtypology archive


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