Foswiki is wiki software, supporting the editing of Web pages in an ordinary Web browser by end users. What makes Foswiki special is that it supports the embedding of active and passive macros that enhance the page content (e.g. with global or dynamic information) and allow end-users to build applications that store and process data in a structured manner.
OpenCards is flashcard learning software. The basic idea of OpenCards is to use PowerPoint presentations (*.ppt) as flashcard sets. Slide titles are considered questions and the slide contents their answers. Based on state-of-the-art memorization and scheduling algorithms, OpenCards will help you learn any set of flashcards.
Linguistic Tree Constructor is an application for drawing linguistic syntax trees. Its main strength is assisting in data production by quickly analyzing large amounts of text. "Generic" trees are supported, as well as RRG and X-Bar trees. Node-categories are user-definable, and additional user-definable labels can also be applied to each node. Publication-quality, high-resolution, horizontal trees can be drawn. The file format is based on TIGER-XML.
Units-filter is a basic standalone filter written in C, flex, and bison. It inputs strings like "1.5e3 nN.m.s^-1" (which could be the time growth ratio of a torque) and outputs the value in standard SI units, followed by the physical dimension of this value. This parser can be embedded in educational test systems, in order to analyze a student's answer to a problem of physics or chemistry.
Diogenes is a tool for searching and browsing the Latin and ancient Greek texts published on CD-ROM by the Packard Humanities Institute and the Thesaurus Linguae Graecae. It comes as an easy-to-install stand-alone application for GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows, based on the Firefox browser (i.e. Xulrunner). Alternatively, it can be installed by a network administrator as a server on a local network, and users then access it via an ordinary Web browser. There is also a command-line tool which can optionally format output as LaTeX instead of HTML.
kdrill helps people learn Japanese 'Kanji' characters. Its includes a multiple-choice Kanji quiz program that helps people learn Japanese characters with different guess formats and history options. It also has a suite of dictionary lookup functions. Words can be found using a variety of methods including Romaji, SKIP, four-corner, cut-n-paste, radical lookup, and English search.
contraccions validates word contractions in the Catalan language. Word contractions in Catalan spelling are very complex and the function enclosed in this package allows a spellchecker to warn about wrong expressions and to suggest something to correct them. It returns a code to indicate the type of the error and the location of the error in the expression, and allows a spellchecker to perform incremental validation.
Dacco is a collaborative English-Catalan, Catalan-English dictionary project. It seeks to provide an up-to-date, comprehensive, bilingual dictionary that will be of benefit to learners of both languages. The dictionaries are downloadable and customizable (using XSLT) and contain audio files.
French Verb Conjugation Rules establishes a concise and accurate set of computer readable French verb conjugation rules. The rules have been placed in an xbase database for easy access. The project is oriented towards language students, developers of computer assisted language learning software, and computational linguists.