Math, programming and visualization tools

Here you can find a collection of tools that we work with on a daily basis and strongly recommend. This selection contains our favorite tools that make our lives as scientists much easier. Enjoy!

Math and Programming

"Boost Graph Library is a generic graph library for C++."

"Gephi is visualization tool for analyzing all kinds of networks and complex systems."

"Igrapgh is a graph library that is useful for graph/network analysis. This library can be used in several languages such as C, Python and R."

"Mapequation is a tool that simplifies and highlights
important structures in complex networks or reveals structural changes with our own tools."
"Mathematica is a computational software program intended for mathematical and other applications."
"Matplotlib is a python 2D plotting library which produces publication quality figures in a variety of hardcopy formats and interactive environments across platforms."
"Maxima is a system for the manipulation of symbolic and numerical expressions."

"MySQL is an open-source relational database management system."

"NetLogo is a multi-agent programmable modeling environment."

"GNU Octave is a high-level language, primarily intended for numerical computations."

"Populus is a software contains a set of simulations to teach population biology and evolutionary ecology."
"Python is a remarkably powerful dynamic programming language that is used in a wide variety of application domains."
"R is a language and environment for statistical computing and graphics."
"Sage is a free open-source mathematics software system."

"Scilab is an open source software for numerical computation."

"SciPy is open-source software for mathematics, science, and engineering."
"Structure is a free software package for using multi-locus genotype data to investigate population structure."

Visualization and Presentation

"Datavisualization provides a collection of various data visualization tools."

"Gnuplot is a super useful tool for plotting scientific results."

"Latextemplates provides a collection of free stylish LaTeX templates."

"Prezi is a zooming presentation editor."
"Wordle is a toy for generating "word clouds" from text that you provide."

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