CellProfiler is a system for analyzing cell images. It is designed for biologists without training in computer vision or programming to make quantitative measurements of cells in thousands of images automatically. It is implemented using Matlab, but compiled standalone versions are available.
Virtual Token Descriptor for eXtensible Markup Language (VTD-XML) refers to a collection of efficient XML processing technologies centered around a non-extractive XML parsing technique called Virtual Token Descriptor (VTD). Depending on the perspective, VTD-XML can be viewed as either an XML parser, a native XML indexer or a file format that uses binary data to enhance the text XML, an incremental XML content modifier, an XML slicer/splitter/assembler, or an XML editor/eraser.
Xholon is a flexible tool for multi-paradigm (UML 2, ABM, SBML, NN, GP, PSys, CA, etc.) modeling, simulation, design, execution, and transformation. It is based on generic Java and XML building blocks, and optionally packaged as an Eclipse plugin for UML/SysML/FSM simulation. The Xholon project explores the idea of software as systems of linked nodes, organized hierarchically. The Xholon toolkit supports this back-to-basics approach, and demonstrates practical benefits through examples from numerous domains.
ImageJ is an image processing program inspired by NIH Image for the Macintosh. It can display, edit, analyze, process, save, and print 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit images. There are modules for biology, astronomy, nuclear medicine, physics, and more. If you can take a picture of something, whether with a microscope, a telescope, an oscilloscope, an xray machine, or a scanner, then this program will let you enhance, manipulate, and measure the results.
SENTENSA Knowledge Miner is a platform independent tool for searching any text. SENTENSA uses robust methods of indexing and searching text, leveraging experience from more than 20 years of information retrieval. SENTENSA products offer advanced text retrieval solutions for large databases that will make your searches for key information fast and effective. You can index on one platform and query on another.
The Sample Inventory Program (SIP) is a laboratory inventory management system (LIMS) for Zope. Many integration tests exist for various aspects of the SIP application, ranging from command line importing of samples and project configuration to CSV Web-based importing of sample modifications.
Blossoc is a linkage disequilibrium association mapping tool that attempts to build (perfect) genealogies for each site in the input, score these according to non-random clustering of affected individuals, and judge high-scoring areas as likely candidates for containing disease affecting variation. Building the local genealogy trees is based on a number of heuristics that are not guaranteed to build true trees, but have the advantage over more sophisticated methods of being extremely fast. Blossoc can therefore handle much larger data sets than more sophisticated tools, but at the cost of sacrificing some accuracy.
GeneRecon is a software package for linkage disequilibrium mapping using coalescent theory. It is based on a Bayesian Markov-chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) method for fine-scale linkage-disequilibrium gene mapping using high-density marker maps. GeneRecon explicitly models the genealogy of a sample of the case chromosomes in the vicinity of a disease locus. Given case and control data in the form of genotype or haplotype information, it estimates a number of parameters, most importantly, the disease position.
The Biochemical ALgorithms Library (BALL) is a framework for rapid application development in molecular modeling and structural bioinformatics. BALL provides an extensive set of data structures as well as classes for molecular mechanics, advanced solvation methods, comparison and analysis of protein structures, file import/export, NMR shift prediction, and visualization. Its extensibility results from an object-oriented and generic programming approach.