pybctc is a Python package that makes access to British Columbia Transmission Corporation (BCTC) electric data easier. The British Columbia Transmission Corporation (BCTC) <http://www.bctc.com> is a crown corporation with a mandate to plan, build, and operate the province of British Columbia's electricity transmission system. It publishes valuable information on electricity generation, transmission, and consumption to its Website. This information is useful for many purposes including economic analysis, power trading, electric system study, and forecasting. The first step in using such information is to download it and parse it into useful data structures (a task performed by this library). The processed data normally will feed statistical methods, heuristics, and system models to provide a useful analysis of the British Columbia electric system.
ACOPOST is a set of freely available POS taggers modeled after well-known techniques. The programs are written in C (aiming for extreme portability and code correctness/safety) and run under various Unix flavors (and probably even under Windows). ACOPOST currently consists of four taggers that are based on different frameworks: Maximum Entropy Tagger (MET), Trigram Tagger (T3, based on Hidden Markov Models), Error-driven Transformation-based Tagger (TBT or Brill Tagger), and Example-based tagger (ET).
autober is a language for generating BER decoders. It's different from an ASN.1 compiler in that it's much simpler and it only deals with BER-encoded messages. It is intended for smart card and RFID applications where much of the data stored on these devices is, in-fact, BER-encoded TLV data. The language is designed to be very similar to the template definitions found in the specifications for smart card and RFID applications.
TinyIDS is a distributed intrusion detection system (IDS) for Unix systems. It is based on the client/server architecture and has been developed with security in mind. The client, tinyids, collects information from the local system by running its collector backends. The collected information may include anything, from file contents to file metadata or even the output of system commands. The client passes all this data through a hashing algorithm and a unique checksum (hash) is calculated. This hash is then sent to one or more TinyIDS servers (tinyidsd), where it is compared with a hash that had previously been stored in the databases of those remote servers for this specific client. A response indicating the result of the hash comparison is finally sent back to the client. Management of the remotely stored hash is possible through the client's command line interface. Communication between the client and the server can be encrypted using RSA public key infrastructure (PKI).