TV Tropes

This is the bipartite network of TV Tropes (, characterising artistic works by their tropes. Each edge connects a work (such as a movie, a novel, etc.) to one trope (stylistic convention or device). The network was extracted by the DBTropes project (


Internal namedbtropes-feature
NameTV Tropes
Data source
AvailabilityDataset is available for download
Consistency checkDataset passed all tests
Feature network
Node meaningWork, trope
Edge meaningHasFeature
Network formatBipartite, undirected
Edge typeUnweighted, no multiple edges


Size n =152,093
Left size n1 =64,415
Right size n2 =87,678
Volume m =3,232,134
Wedge count s =1,494,276,935
Claw count z =1,050,242,325,268
Cross count x =1,523,791,135,624,999
Square count q =4,209,628,681
4-Tour count T4 =39,661,411,392
Maximum degree dmax =12,400
Maximum left degree d1max =6,507
Maximum right degree d2max =12,400
Average degree d =42.502 1
Average left degree d1 =50.176 7
Average right degree d2 =36.863 7
Fill p =0.000 572 284
Size of LCC N =128,728
Diameter δ =10
50-Percentile effective diameter δ0.5 =3.522 45
90-Percentile effective diameter δ0.9 =4.998 47
Mean distance δm =4.055 34
Gini coefficient G =0.794 974
Balanced inequality ratio P =0.182 434
Left balanced inequality ratio P1 =0.227 735
Right balanced inequality ratio P2 =0.136 828
Relative edge distribution entropy Her =0.875 374
Power law exponent γ =1.561 25
Tail power law exponent γt =2.141 00
Degree assortativity ρ =−0.096 367 3
Degree assortativity p-value pρ =0.000 00
Spectral norm α =352.306
Algebraic connectivity a =0.195 693


Degree distribution

Cumulative degree distribution

Lorenz curve

Spectral distribution of the adjacency matrix

Spectral distribution of the normalized adjacency matrix

Spectral distribution of the Laplacian

Spectral graph drawing based on the adjacency matrix

Spectral graph drawing based on the Laplacian

Spectral graph drawing based on the normalized adjacency matrix

Degree assortativity

Zipf plot

Hop distribution

Matrix decompositions plots



[1] Jérôme Kunegis. KONECT – The Koblenz Network Collection. In Proc. Int. Conf. on World Wide Web Companion, pages 1343–1350, 2013. [ http ]