Exploring CHIELD

Adding data to CHIELD

The main specificaions for how to add data to CHEILD are here:

Correcting data on CHIELD

Have you spotted a problem with some of the data in CHIELD? You can fix it! You'll need a free github account.

Go to the document page where you see the problem. You can:

Further help

If you spot a technical problem, you can raise an issue on the GitHub page. Or you can email the developers (see the about page).


Basics of causal graph theory:

Rohrer, J. M. (2017). Thinking Clearly About Correlations and Causation: Graphical Causal Models for Observational Data. link

Pearl, J. (2009). Causality. Cambridge university press.

Roberts, S. (2018). Robust, causal and incremental approaches to investigating linguistic adaptation. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 166. link

Roberts, S., Killin, A., Deb, A., Sheard, C., Greenhill, S. J., Sinnemäki, K, Segovia-Martín, J, Nölle, J., Berdicevskis, A., Humphreys-Balkwill, A., Little, H., Opie, C., Jacques, G., Bromham, L., Tinits, P., Ross, R. M., Lee, S., Gasser, E., Calladine, J., Spike, M., Mann, S. F., Shcherbakova, O., Singer, R., Zhang, S. , Benítez-Burraco, A., Kliesch, C., Thomas-Colquhoun, E., Skirgård, H., Tamariz, M., Passmore, S., Pellard, T. & Jordan, F. (2020) CHIELD: The causal hypotheses in Evolutionary Linguistics Database. Journal of Language Evolution, 5:2.