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Please add information and testimonials wherever you see fit. If a discipline is missing, please add it.
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Please format disciplines in the following way:
 
Please format disciplines in the following way:
   
* Name of Discipline
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* '''Name of Discipline'''
 
** Recommended
 
** Recommended
 
*** OSS that is commonly used within the discipline, that an undergraduate reasonably might know about.
 
*** OSS that is commonly used within the discipline, that an undergraduate reasonably might know about.
 
*** There can be multiple projects!
 
*** There can be multiple projects!
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*** Make sure to include a URL to project website, and if possible a brief description of the software.
 
** Other
 
** Other
 
*** This are projects that are less well known or highly specific, but still active and interesting.
 
*** This are projects that are less well known or highly specific, but still active and interesting.
*** There can be multiple projects
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*** There can be multiple projects!
 
** Testimonials
 
** Testimonials
 
*** Feel free to include your name & bibliographical info/url, if you want, or leave it anonymous
 
*** Feel free to include your name & bibliographical info/url, if you want, or leave it anonymous
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= Most Common Departments =
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= Common Departments =
   
* Astronomy
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* '''Astronomy'''
 
** Recommended
 
** Recommended
 
*** [http://jmars.asu.edu/ Java Mission-planning and Analysis for Remote Sensing (JMARS)]
 
*** [http://jmars.asu.edu/ Java Mission-planning and Analysis for Remote Sensing (JMARS)]
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*** [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Free_astronomy_software Wikipedia Article]
 
*** [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Free_astronomy_software Wikipedia Article]
   
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* '''Biology'''
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** Recommended
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*** [http://biopython.org/wiki/Main_Page BioPython]
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*** [http://www.bioperl.org/wiki/Main_Page BioPerl]
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*** [http://rsbweb.nih.gov/ij/ ImageJ]
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*** [http://www.r-project.org/ R]
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** Other
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** Testimonials
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** Resources
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* '''Chemistry'''
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** Recommended
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*** [http://openbabel.org/wiki/Main_Page OpenBabel]
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** Other
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** Testimonials
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** Resources:
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*** [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Free_chemistry_software Wikipedia article]
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* '''Economics'''
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** Recommended
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*** [http://www.r-project.org/ R]
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** Other
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** Testimonials
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** Resources:
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* '''Geosciences'''
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** Recommended
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*** [https://code.google.com/p/geoforge/ GeoForge]
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** Other
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** Testimonials
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** Resources:
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*** [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_free_geology_software Wikipedia article]
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* '''Linguistics'''
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** Recommended
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*** [http://nltk.org/ Python Natural Language Toolkit]
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** Other
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*** [https://github.com/joshua-decoder/joshua Joshua Machine Translation Toolkit]
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*** [http://www.kura.ats.lmu.de/index.php Kura], a multi-user open source linguistic database
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*** [http://www.apertium.org/ Apertium] open source machine translation
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** Testimonials
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** Resources:
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*** [http://linguistlist.org/ LINGUIST] email discussion list and software index
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*** [http://www-nlp.stanford.edu/links/statnlp.html List of open source statistical NLP tools]
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*** [http://sourceforge.net/directory/science-engineering/linguistics/os:linux/freshness:recently-updated/ Sourceforge.net list of language-related software]
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* '''Mathematics'''
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** Recommended
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*** [http://www.sagemath.org/ Sage Math]
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** Other
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** Testimonials
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** Resources
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*** [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Free_mathematics_software Wikipedia article]
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* '''Neuroscience'''
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** Recommended
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*** [http://www.r-project.org/ R]
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*** [http://neuro.debian.net/ NeuroDebian]
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** Other
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*** [https://github.com/BackyardBrains/Backyard-Brains-Android-App#readme Backyard Brains]
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** Testimonials
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** Resources:
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*** [http://opensourcecognitivescience.wordpress.com/2009/07/29/tools-for-psychology-and-neuroscience/ List of tools]
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*** [http://bookmarks.makesad.us/insipid.cgi?tag=neuroscience+open-source another list of tools]
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* '''Physics'''
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** Recommended
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*** [http://www.r-project.org/ R]
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*** [http://www.gnu.org/software/octave/ Octave]
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*** [http://www.sagemath.org/ Sage Math]
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** Other
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** Testimonials
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** Resources:
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*** [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Free_physics_software Wikipedia Article]
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* '''Psychology'''
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** Recommended:
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*** [http://www.psychopy.org/ PsychoPy]
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*** [http://www.r-project.org/ R]
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*** [http://www.gnu.org/software/octave/ Octave]
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** Other
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** Testimonials
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** Resources:
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*** [http://opensourcecognitivescience.wordpress.com/2009/07/29/tools-for-psychology-and-neuroscience/ List of tools]
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* '''Statistics'''
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** Recommended
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*** [http://www.r-project.org/ R]
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*** [http://www.numpy.org/ NumPy]
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*** [http://www.scipy.org/ SciPy]
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** Other
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** Testimonials
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** Resources:
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*** [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Free_statistical_software Wikipedia article]
   
 
= Less Common Departments =
 
= Less Common Departments =
   
* Aeronautics and astronautics
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* '''Aeronautics and astronautics'''
 
** Recommended
 
** Recommended
 
*** [http://www.sunpy.org/ SunPy], a solar physics library actively maintained by NASA GSFC.
 
*** [http://www.sunpy.org/ SunPy], a solar physics library actively maintained by NASA GSFC.
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*** Portland State (open source) Aerospace Society: http://psas.pdx.edu/
 
*** Portland State (open source) Aerospace Society: http://psas.pdx.edu/
   
* Atmospheric sciences
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* '''Atmospheric sciences'''
** Recommended:
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** Recommended
** Other:
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** Other
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** Testimonials
* Biology
 
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** Resources
** Recommended: [http://biopython.org/wiki/Main_Page BioPython], [http://www.bioperl.org/wiki/Main_Page BioPerl], [http://rsbweb.nih.gov/ij/ ImageJ], [http://www.r-project.org/ R]
 
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* Chemistry
 
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* '''Materials science'''
** Recommended: [http://openbabel.org/wiki/Main_Page OpenBabel]
 
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** Recommended
** Other: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Free_chemistry_software Wikipedia article]
 
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** Other
* Economics
 
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** Testimonials
** Recommended: [http://www.r-project.org/ R]
 
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** Resources
* Geosciences
 
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*** [http://www.tms.org/pubs/journals/jom/0805/powell-0805.html 2008 discussion of open source in materials science]
** Recommended: [https://code.google.com/p/geoforge/ GeoForge]
 
** Other [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_free_geology_software Wikipedia article]
 
* Linguistics
 
** Recommended: [http://nltk.org/ Python Natural Language Toolkit]
 
** Other: [https://github.com/joshua-decoder/joshua Joshua Machine Translation Toolkit], [http://www-nlp.stanford.edu/links/statnlp.html List of open source statistical NLP tools], [http://www.kura.ats.lmu.de/index.php Kura], a multi-user open source linguistic database; [http://sourceforge.net/directory/science-engineering/linguistics/os:linux/freshness:recently-updated/ Sourceforge.net list of language-related software], [http://www.apertium.org/ Apertium] open source machine translation; [http://linguistlist.org/ LINGUIST] email discussion list and software index
 
* Mathematics
 
** Recommended: [http://www.sagemath.org/ Sage Math]
 
** Other: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Free_mathematics_software Wikipedia article]
 
* Materials science
 
** Other: [http://www.tms.org/pubs/journals/jom/0805/powell-0805.html 2008 discussion of open source in materials science]
 
* Neuroscience
 
** Recommended: [http://www.r-project.org/ R], [http://neuro.debian.net/ NeuroDebian], [https://github.com/BackyardBrains/Backyard-Brains-Android-App#readme Backyard Brains]
 
** Other: [http://opensourcecognitivescience.wordpress.com/2009/07/29/tools-for-psychology-and-neuroscience/ List of tools], [http://bookmarks.makesad.us/insipid.cgi?tag=neuroscience+open-source another list of tools]
 
* Physics
 
** Recommended: [http://www.r-project.org/ R], [http://www.gnu.org/software/octave/ Octave],[http://www.sagemath.org/ Sage Math]
 
** Other: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Free_physics_software Wikipedia Article], [http://www.astro.washington.edu/users/rowen/AstroPy.html list of Astronomy-related packages]
 
* Psychology
 
** Recommended: [http://www.psychopy.org/ PsychoPy], [http://www.r-project.org/ R], [http://www.gnu.org/software/octave/ Octave]
 
** Other: [http://opensourcecognitivescience.wordpress.com/2009/07/29/tools-for-psychology-and-neuroscience/ List of tools]
 
* Statistics
 
** Recommended: [http://www.r-project.org/ R], [http://www.numpy.org/ NumPy], [http://www.scipy.org/ SciPy]
 
** Other: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Free_statistical_software Wikipedia article]
 

Revision as of 18:54, 12 September 2013

Please add information and testimonials wherever you see fit. If a discipline is missing, please add it.

Please format disciplines in the following way:

  • Name of Discipline
    • Recommended
      • OSS that is commonly used within the discipline, that an undergraduate reasonably might know about.
      • There can be multiple projects!
      • Make sure to include a URL to project website, and if possible a brief description of the software.
    • Other
      • This are projects that are less well known or highly specific, but still active and interesting.
      • There can be multiple projects!
    • Testimonials
      • Feel free to include your name & bibliographical info/url, if you want, or leave it anonymous
    • Resources
      • Links to places to find more info.

For additional projects, you can look through the Wikipedia page on free science software.


Common Departments

  • Economics
    • Recommended
    • Other
    • Testimonials
    • Resources:

Less Common Departments

  • Aeronautics and astronautics
    • Recommended
      • SunPy, a solar physics library actively maintained by NASA GSFC.
    • Other
    • Testimonials
    • Resources:
  • Atmospheric sciences
    • Recommended
    • Other
    • Testimonials
    • Resources