AUC (Authenticated User Community) is an intranet system designed for use in an educational organization but is also useful in many other settings. It offers the ability for users to have a uniform web-based interface to discussion forums, e-mail (similar to hotmail, etc.), file management, and a searchable user database. Also, "Interactive Classrooms" provide a means for students and teachers to have a web-based extension to their in-class interaction. The system runs from a C-based monolithic CGI script. MySQL is used for database storage. Also, the web-based mail client supports MIME parts/attachments, IMAP, mbox, and multiple mail folders.
jbofihe (or more correctly jbofi'e) is a parser for checking the grammatical correctness of Lojban text. It also provides approximate translations of Lojban into English. (Lojban is a constructed human language with the interesting property that its grammar can be cast into a form that Bison can parse.) The package includes cmafi'e (a smaller version without grammar checking), and a program to aid lujvo (compound word) construction.
EAsea Specification of Evolutionary Algorithms (EASEA), is a high-level language dedicated to the specification of evolutionary algorithms. The language and compiler are quite mature. EASEA compiles .ez specification files into C++ or Java object files, using existing evolutionary libraries. Supported C++ libraries currently are GALib or EO.
Ekiga (formely known as GnomeMeeting) is a soft phone, video conferencing, and instant messenger application for use over the Internet. It supports HD sound quality and video up to DVD size and quality. It is interoperable with many other standards compliant software, hardware, and service providers as it uses both of the major telephony standards, SIP and H.323.
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.
LON-CAPA (The LearningOnline Network with CAPA) is a learning content and course management system. It offers an underlying shared content pool from which instructors across departmental and institutional boundaries can assemble granular learning content for their courses. It has strong assessment capabilities, both formative (homework and in-class using wireless PDAs) and summative (online and bubblesheet exams), with a one-source multiple-target strategy for the content. It offers students portfolio space in which they can stage materials for submission to projects, and provides a number of tools for synchronous and asynchronous student-student and student-faculty communication. LON-CAPA scales well with number of students, as load-balancing is possible across the whole network of servers at participating institutions.
MemAid is like a traditional flashcard program to help you memorize question/answer pairs, but with an important twist: it uses a neural network to schedule the best time for an item to come up for review. Difficult items that you tend to forget quickly will be scheduled more often, while MemAid won't waste your time on things you remember well. This means that your learning process becomes much more efficient, because the neural network gradually adapts to your personal memory model.
linSmith is a Smith charting program. Users can enter either discrete components or transmission lines, see the results on screen, and/or generate Postscript output. Component values can be changed numerically or using scrollbars. Problems can be solved on-screen, and high-quality Postscript can be output for publication.