Communities in Data

Below are links to two interactive demos for the partitioned local depths algorithm (PaLD).  If you would like a copy of the associated paper introducing the concept of communities in data,  feel free to reach out.

K. S. Berenhaut, K. E. Moore, R. L. Melvin, A social perspective on perceived distances reveals deep community structure. Preprint, (2020).

Small two-dimensional data

Demo1            Demo2

Cognate relations among languages




Cultural Values

Community structure among regions. The measure of distance input is the cultural fixation index applied to World Values Survey data. The cultural fixation index and this data is considered in “Beyond Western, Educated, Industrial, Rich and Democratic (WEIRD) Psychology” (Muthukrishna, Bell, Henrich, et al.).