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import story entries Import story entries from Wikipedia and other supported sources.

Download Latest Data as Text

Story Definitions For each story, a description of what it is and other relevant data.
Theme Definitions For each theme, the definition of the theme and other relevant data.
Themes in Stories For each story, all themes that have been assigned to it along with notes and comments.

Frozen Versions

These .tsv files are described in the manual for the R package stoRy.

TO_v0.1.0.tsv Earlier version of the ontology.
TO_v0.1.1.tsv Earlier version of the ontology.
TO_v0.1.2.tsv Earlier version of the ontology.

JSON API

Full Theme/Metatheme usage and hierarchy data Five items will be returned:
  1. A mapping from leaf_theme to list of [sid, weight] tuples, indicating when a theme was directly used.
  2. A mapping from meta_theme to list of [sid, weight] tuples, indicating when a theme was indirectly used.
  3. A mapping from child_theme to parent_theme, indicating the hierarchy.
  4. A mapping from parent_theme to child_theme, indicating the hierarchy.
  5. A list of "top" level themes, i.e., those that have no parents.
Full list of stories First row will contain headers. The data will contain story id, title, date, and description. Other columns may be added. We will try not to remove or rename columns.
Full list of themes First row will contain headers. The data will contain theme name, description and parents. Other columns may be added. We will try not to remove or rename columns.

Data Exploration and Visualization

Themes distribution How many minor/major/choice themes are assigned to each story? What are the most frequently used themes?
Star Trek tos/tas/tng Theme Domain Distribution A case study of how themes are distributed between the three early Star Trek TV Series. This delineates, to an extent, how the show changed over the years.
Theme Hierarchy Reference Sheet Overview of all themes in the current hierarchy.

Guides

How to Theme, part I Breakdown of all theme categories.
How to Theme, part II How to choose between top level theme categories.