fsc2 is a program for controlling spectrometers. Experiments are done by interpretation of scripts written in a simple language, EDL. Devices are handled via modules in order to allow easy integration of new devices. More than 50 devices are supported, connected via serial port, GPIB, LAN, or USB as well as data acquisition cards, etc. The state of an experiment can be remotely monitored via a built-in Web server.
Quaternions are numbers with 4 parts: one for time and three for space. Command Line Quaternions is a set of command line functions that generate thousands of points of quaternions, which are fed into animation software. This forms the foundations of analytic animations, a logical extension of analytic geometry.
Math::GSL is a Perl API to the GNU Scientific Library, which contains a large set of tools for writing scientific computing applications, like statistical distributions, special functions, random number generators, linear algebra, numeric integration/derivatives, FFTs, wavelets, and much more.