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Complex computational fluid dynamics software that can model material property changes

I need to simulate heat flow through a material whose properties change as a function of time and temperature. For example (this isn't my exact application, but it gets to the heart of what I need): ...
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Open/Libre/Free source scientific computing software for magnetism [closed]

I am searching for scientfic computing software for the field of magnetism. Are there any indexes on the web which enlist softwares pertaining to magnetism in particular and/or scientific computing ...
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Physics Modeling Software for Wave Interference

I am an 11th grade student taking Differential Equations (which, for my class, is largely just hanging out with the teacher). We came up with an interesting idea which we would hope to test with some ...
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Is there a location/service for scientists to request S/W developers for Tools/App.s

Is there a site where Scientists can ask for S/W to help them ? e.g. post a detailed requirement and a developer creates a project and delivers runnable s/w. As a developer I want to write s/w for ...
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Cluster computing service for Scientific Computing (Python Code)

This is my first post ever, so apologies for any mistakes (either in etiquette or otherwise). I'm looking for a service that I can use to run my machine learning experiments on. I'm currently a PhD ...
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Database for R^n --> R^m function evaluation caching

I'm trying to choose the best database for caching a n inputs, m outputs function: It has to persist the result of the evaluation of some (costly) R^n ---> R^m function. So there's a fixed structure: ...
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Looking for a software to compute recurrence relation

I have the following recurrence relation: x(1)=1$, x(2)=t and x(n+2)=(t*x(n-1)-d^(n-3)*x(n))/d^n where t and d are variables and n is any natural number. When we assign values to n we obtain ...
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Delaunay Triangulation or EMST function

I am looking for stand-alone code to build the Delaunay triangulation of a set of 2D points. (No constraint, Euclidean metric.) In fact I need it to build a Euclidean Minimum Spanning Tree, so that a ...
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Python library for simulation and bifurcation studies of dynamical systems

What are libraries available in Python for the simulation and bifurcation study of dynamical systems? I want to simulate a model based on four or five ODEs, and build bifurcation maps, based on two ...
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Divide the world in longitude/latitude rectangles of similar population

I am looking for a tool that can split the Earth's surface into rectangles of similar population. That means oceans would get a few huge rectangles, as almost nobody live there, and cities would get ...
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Is python `Scitools` still active, including `Easyviz`, or is there an alternative?

I was reading Peter Langtangen's book on scientific computing and he advocates using Scitools and the Easyviz package to facilitate plotting. I checked the Scitools git repository, but it looks like ...
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Suggestions for GUI of scientific application

The scientific application with computationally intensive code needs a GUI. The purpose is numerical simulation on grids with floating point data. Requirements are following: Load/Save computational ...
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Cross-platform arbitrary code execution tool for research

I'm working on an academic research topic that requires quite a lot of computation. I'm building the software in C++. When I'm at the university, I will have access to a beefy server, but for my time ...
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Viewer for biomedical 4D image data too large for RAM

I'm currently dealing with 4D microscopy images. Each time step consists of a z-stack of single PNG images. I want to view them and be able to scroll along the z axis as well as the time axis. ImageJ ...
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A number cruncher software that can work with very large numbers

I am looking for a software that is able to crunch very large numbers, i.e. numbers exceeding 100 (or thousands of) digits. It needs to be able to perform basic operations on them as well as others ...
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Scope of IDEs for lightweight compiling and building tasks

I am principally interested in development languages for scientific computing and file-system management (FORTRAN, Python, Octave, R, C/C++, bash, ...). In my way of using an IDE, compiling and ...
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IDE for intepreting and compiling multiple languages: Fortran, C, Python, Octave, R…

I am working with Linux systems. I am looking for a IDE where I can write up and compile FORTRAN codes. However, currently I am also coding in bash, Octave, Python and R --- for these I already ...
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Theorem prover for biology: Isabelle/HOL/Coq/Mizar etc. or SNARK or HyLL?

I would like to know which theorem prover would best fit the needs of biologists especially being able to tackle biological 'types' and operations/functions. I know HyLL will do it great and SNARK ...
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Free software for parameter variation / parametric sweeps / batch simulations / sensitivity analysis

I am looking for an open source tool that can run a (scientific) simulation model many times. It should vary the input parameters in a study and evaluate the results. It should at least support: ...
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Inkscape alternative for scientific schematic figures

I would like to produce something like the figures below. So far I have been using Inkscape, which is a bit laborious sometimes. As an alternative, sometimes Microsoft PowerPoint hasn't worked that ...
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Open source software for medical image processing

Can anybody kindly suggest any open source software / application which is used by researchers / doctors / practitioners at hospitals / clinics to visualize patients information? One example is ...
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Open source software for medical image processing [duplicate]

I am looking for an open source software / application which is used by researchers / doctors / practitioners at hospitals / clinics to visualize patients information in order to diagnose problems. ...
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Programs for 3D chemical molecules?

I know there are lots of programs for drawing chemical molecules, but I cannot find the most advanced/suitable one for my needs: Drawing eye-catching 3D molecules with glassy colors. Having a large ...
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Drawing convolutional neural networks

Is there any software used to draw figures in academic papers describing the structure of neural networks (specifically convolutional networks)? The closest solution to what I want is the TikZ LaTeX ...
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Alternative to Matplotlib for scientific plotting with Python

I can't take anymore Matplotlib's general approach of "plotting-by-side-effect". Is there an alternative? I'm looking for something closer in philosophy to Mathematica's Plot function, which returns ...
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Structural Building design software for civil structural engineers/learners

Suppose I'm a structural engineer, who knows the basic concepts such as deflection, sagging, hogging, tension, compression, shear force, etc. I need to provide structural details to my client who want ...
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Is there any framework or library for managing “dependencies” of data processing?

I have a set of image processing jobs that is somewhat similar to a build process with multiple dependencies of software. I keep updating source code that makes up multiple (mostly sequential) steps ...
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Plankalkül compiler / interpreter

I am looking for a compiler or interpreter for Plankalkül, the first high level (machine-independent), von Neumann - language ever invented. It would be ideal if it could be compilable on a Linux ...
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Online tool for drawing organic compounds and exporting to SVG?

I want to be able to quickly generate an organic compound and export it to SVG format. In particular I need to be able to draw polymer units with brackets. Is there an online tool for this?
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A software for creating a 3D spatial density map from large data points

I have a (time-dependent) system of ~100k moving points in a confined space. Each point has its own Cartesian coordinates and weight (w) in the form of (x,y,z;w). I'm looking for a software/app/...
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An open source alternative to Wolfram Alpha

I want an open source alternative to Wolfram Alpha that is like a QA system that: can take in natural language and process it have image processing functions has scientific functionality and ...
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laboratory database software

I am working in a small (three person) physics laboratory and would like a robust and convenient way to log data. Writing a custom python script to iterate through the lines of a data file, converting ...
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What programs can display a sample accurate audio spectrogram?

What programs can do a sample accurate spectrogram? A spectrogram is a division of many frequencies of an audio file through time. Almost all programs use FFT that devides sound into segments, say ...
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Real Time (<10ms response) Graphing/Charting [closed]

We are trying to find the best professional graphing application for line graphs. We need an engineering approach that shows data from a hardware device in as near as real time as possible. The ...
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Finite Element Software: cyclic-symmetric problems including gyroscopic terms

Do you know of a Finite Element Software (commercial like Ansys or preferably open source like CalculiX) that is able to compute gyroscopic terms for cyclic-symmetric structures ? Most FE-softwares ...
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Science visualization tool for arbitrary 3D objects

I'm simulating interactions between non-spherical particles and looking at the output with VMD. Unfortunately, VMD's visualization options are quite limited when it comes to collections of non-...
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Charged particles physics simulation

I am looking for a open-source, or anyway free software, that can simulate all possible interactions within charged particles. For example, I want to simulate radiation reaction on electrons and their ...
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Star System and/or Galaxy modelling/procedural generation software

I am looking for some Star System and/or Galaxy modelling/procedural generation software for a project. I am primarily interested in the properties of the generated bodies -- graphical output is a ...
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Open source alternatives to commercial finite element softwares

I'm looking for Open Source alternatives to commercial Finite Element softwares such as Ansys or Nastran/Patran. Some features that I would like to have: Mesh generator after importing a geometry ...
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Looking for (for the lack of a better word) Matrix Databases

Is there a database engine where I can store matrices (like in math) and then perform operations. So these would be large matrices sometimes sparse other times not. I would basically like to perform ...
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Automatic tool for resolving left-recursion within CFG

Though facing the fear that someone might not like my question but does somebody know a useful tool to either resolve left recursion or to simplify a context-free grammar automatically ? I need to ...
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A Desktop Software as a Calculator for Polynomials

Is there a desktop software similar to desktop algebraic calculator but working with polynomials of one variable, instead? That should be able to add and subtract polynomials multiply and divide ...
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Software to simulate nonlinear-optics

I'm a student, and I would to make a simulation of nonlinear-optic effect (like the Kerr effect). I would like a freeware who is able to produce a picture output, and manage if possible non-linear ...
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Plate tectonics geography simulator

I am looking for a Windows program which can simulate plate tectonics, hydrodynamics, and erosion on a randomly-generated non-Earth earthlike world in as realistic a manner as possible. It should ...
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Band structure calculation algorithm

I am searching for an Open Source program that calculates the band structure of semiconductors for several input like effective masses etc. Is there anything like that out there?
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Karnaugh map minimalizer for at least 6 variables

Are there some good Karnaugh map minimalization software that fulfills the following: Can work with at least 6 variables. The more variables the better Free to use It should graphically show the ...
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Free alternatives to Matlab that run on Linux?

I recently joined the folks using Linux. As a result, I'm trying to replace as much of the propriety applications as I can, with free — and if possible open-source — alternatives. Since I need a ...