Accessing the Wordbank Database

Tools for connecting to Wordbank, an open repository for developmental vocabulary data.


R package for accessing the Wordbank database.

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install.packages("wordbankr")

See what instruments (languages and forms) are available.

instrument <- get_instruments()

Get by-administration data.

english_ws_admins <- get_administration_data("English", "WS")
all_admins <- get_administration_data()

Get by-item data.

english_ws_items <- get_items_data("English", "WS")
all_items <- get_items_data()

Get administration-by-item data.

english_ws_data <- get_instrument_data("English", "WS")

For more details, see this vignette and check out more complicated usages.

News

  • additional fields in get_administration_data(): zygosity, original_id, norming, longitudinal, source_name
  • minor bug fixes
  • faster queries

Reference manual

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install.packages("wordbankr")

0.2.0 by Mika Braginsky, a year ago


https://github.com/langcog/wordbankr


Report a bug at http://github.com/langcog/wordbankr/issues


Browse source code at https://github.com/cran/wordbankr


Authors: Mika Braginsky [aut, cre], Daniel Yurovsky [ctb], Michael Frank [ctb]


Documentation:   PDF Manual  


GPL-3 license


Imports assertthat, dplyr, magrittr, tidyr, RMySQL, stringr

Suggests ggplot2, knitr, rmarkdown


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