Java

tool: PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system.
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Manual input and transcriptionData capture
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FileMaker, MySQL, SQLite, Firebird

tool: Oracle Database

Oracle Database is a relational database management system (RDBMS).
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Data miningData analysis
Manual input and transcriptionData capture
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Firebird, Ingres

tool: Solr

Solr is an open source enterprise search platform from the Apache Lucene project. It operates as a standalone full-text search server within an appropriate servlet container, such as Tomcat. Solr uses the Lucene Java search library at its core for full-text indexing and search, and has REST-like HTTP/XML and JSON APIs that make it easy to use from virtually any programming language.
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Cataloguing and indexingData structuring and enhancement
CollatingData analysis
CollocatingData analysis
Content analysisData analysis
Data miningData analysis
IndexingData analysis
Searching and queryingData analysis
Text miningData analysis
Topic Detection and TrackingData analysis
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Sphynx

tool: Lucene

Apache Lucene is a high-performance, full-featured text search engine library written entirely in Java. It is a technology suitable for nearly any application that requires full-text search, especially cross-platform.
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Cataloguing and indexingData structuring and enhancement
CollatingData analysis
CollocatingData analysis
Content analysisData analysis
Data miningData analysis
IndexingData analysis
ParsingData analysis
Text miningData analysis
Topic Detection and TrackingData analysis
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InQuira, Verity, dtSearch, ISYS

tool: ArcExplorer

ArcExplorer is a custom mapping tool that can be used in a web browser. ArcExplorer allows you to perform a range of basic GIS functions such as display, query and retrieve data.
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2d illustrationPractice-led research
2d modelling - rasterData structuring and enhancement
2d modelling - vectorData structuring and enhancement
3d modelling - interactiveData structuring and enhancement
3d modelling - vectorData structuring and enhancement
3d modelling - vectorPractice-led research
DocumentationStrategy and project management
Geo-referencing and projectionData structuring and enhancement
Graphical interaction (asynchronous)Communication and collaboration
Spatial data analysisData analysis
Use of existing digital dataData capture
Web browser scriptingData publishing and dissemination
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ArcGIS Explorer, worldKit, GeoCommons

tool: ERDAS Imagine

ERDAS Imagine is a suite of geospatial authoring software. The suite contains a raster graphics editor and remote sensing application that performs advanced remote sensing analysis and spatial modelling to create new information. ERDAS IMAGINE can also visualize results in 2D, 3D, movies, and on cartographic quality map compositions.
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2d illustrationPractice-led research
2d modelling - rasterData structuring and enhancement
2d modelling - vectorData structuring and enhancement
3d modelling - interactiveData structuring and enhancement
3d modelling - vectorData structuring and enhancement
3d modelling - vectorPractice-led research
AnimationData structuring and enhancement
Content analysisData analysis
Desktop publishing and pre-pressData publishing and dissemination
DocumentationStrategy and project management
Geo-referencing and projectionData structuring and enhancement
GPS and total station surveysData capture
Human factors analysisStrategy and project management
OverlayingData analysis
Remote sensingData capture
Resource sharingCommunication and collaboration
Statistical analysisData analysis
Video-based interaction (asynchronous)Communication and collaboration
VisualisationData analysis
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SPRING, Virtual Terrain Project (VTP),

tool: ArcGIS

ArcGIS is a suite of software that comprises of Desktop GIS, Server GIS, Mobile GIS, and Online GIS. ArcGIS is a platform for building a complete geographic information system (GIS) that lets you easily create, edit, and analyse geographic knowledge on the desktop; publish data, maps, globes and models to a GIS server and/or share them online; and use them on the desktop, on the Web, or in the field.
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2d modelling - rasterData structuring and enhancement
2d modelling - vectorData structuring and enhancement
3d modelling - interactiveData structuring and enhancement
3d modelling - vectorData structuring and enhancement
3d modelling - vectorPractice-led research
Audio-visual interaction (synchronous)Communication and collaboration
Cataloguing and indexingData structuring and enhancement
Collaborative publishingData publishing and dissemination
CollatingData analysis
Content analysisData analysis
Desktop publishing and pre-pressData publishing and dissemination
Disk publishingData publishing and dissemination
DocumentationStrategy and project management
Geo-referencing and projectionData structuring and enhancement
Geophysical surveyData capture
GPS and total station surveysData capture
Graphical interaction (synchronous)Communication and collaboration
Graphical renderingData structuring and enhancement
IndexingData analysis
OverlayingData analysis
Resource sharingCommunication and collaboration
Resource sharingData publishing and dissemination
Spatial data analysisData analysis
VisualisationData analysis
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GRASS (Geographic Analysis Support System) GIS, ThinkGeo

tool: GeoNames

A global geographical database that may be used to identify, tag and disambiguate all references to location. The database contains over 8 million entries, each of which possesses a geographic name (in various languages), latitude, longitude, elevation, population, administrative subdivision and postal codes and information on unique features.
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Data miningData analysis
DocumentationStrategy and project management
Geo-referencing and projectionData structuring and enhancement
Record linkagesData analysis
Resource sharingData publishing and dissemination
Searching and queryingData analysis
Text recognitionData capture
Textual interaction (asynchronous)Communication and collaboration
Texture design and mappingPractice-led research
Use of existing digital dataData capture
VisualisationData analysis
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Unlock

tool: MMax2

MMax2 is a text annotation tool for creating and visualizing annotations. It has advanced and customizable methods for information and relation visualization.
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Collaborative publishingData publishing and dissemination
Content analysisData analysis
DocumentationStrategy and project management
PreservationStrategy and project management
Searching and queryingData analysis
Text encoding - descriptiveData structuring and enhancement
Text encoding - referentialData structuring and enhancement
Text recognitionData capture
Textual interaction (asynchronous)Communication and collaboration
Texture design and mappingPractice-led research
User contributed contentData publishing and dissemination
VisualisationData analysis
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NXT (NITE XML), Annotate

tool: Python

A general-purpose high-level programming language that places an emphasis upon code readability. Python supports a number of development models, including object oriented, imperative, and functional design. It provides automatic memory management and a fully dynamic type system.
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Desktop publishing and pre-pressData publishing and dissemination
Disk publishingData publishing and dissemination
General website developmentData publishing and dissemination
Server scriptingData publishing and dissemination
Web browser scriptingData publishing and dissemination
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Perl, Ruby, Java, Scheme, Tcl

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