MinimalModbus is an easy-to-use Python module for talking to instruments (slaves) from a computer (master) using the Modbus protocol. Example code includes drivers for Eurotherm and Omega process controllers. The only dependency is the pySerial module. This software supports the ‘Modbus RTU’ serial communication version of the protocol, and is intended for use on Linux, OS X, and Windows platforms. It has been tested with Python2.6, Python2.7, and Python3.2.
Bmrblib is a Python API abstracting the Biological Magnetic Resonance Data Bank (BioMagResBank or BMRB) NMR-STAR format. It allows the writing of NMR-STAR files for BMRB data deposition and the reading and easy extraction of data from files residing in the BMRB data bank, all without knowledge of the Self-Defining Text Archive and Retrieval (STAR) format.
Chebfun is a collection of algorithms and a software system in object-oriented MATLAB that extends familiar powerful methods of numerical computation involving numbers to continuous or piecewise-continuous functions. It also implements continuous analogues of linear algebra notions like the QR decomposition and the SVD, and solves ordinary differential equations. The mathematical basis of the system combines tools of Chebyshev expansions, fast Fourier transform, barycentric interpolation, recursive zerofinding, and automatic differentiation.
wgms3d is a full-vectorial electromagnetic waveguide mode solver. It computes the modes of dielectric waveguides at a specified wavelength using a second-order finite-difference method. The waveguide cross section may consist of several adjacent regions of constant refractive index (i.e., step-index profiles). Dielectric interfaces do not have to be aligned with the discretization grid; they may be arbitrarily slanted or curved. The entire waveguide may be curved along the propagation direction. Leakage and curvature losses can be computed using Perfectly Matched Layers as absorbing boundaries.
The Scalable Assembler at Notre Dame (SAND) replaces the early stages of the Celera Assembler with scalable versions that can run on collections of commodity computers. By harnessing clusters, clouds, grids, or just random machines in your office, many bioinformatics tasks can be reduced from weeks or months down to minutes or hours.
Son of Grid Engine is a highly-scalable and versatile distributed resource manager for scheduling batch or interactive jobs on clusters or desktop farms. It is a community project to continue Sun's Grid Engine. It is competitive against proprietary systems and provides better scheduling features and scalability than other free DRMs like Torque, SLURM, Condor, and Lava.
sparseLM is a software package for efficiently solving arbitrarily sparse non-linear least squares problems. It offers a generic implementation of the Levenberg - Marquardt optimization algorithm on top of a variety of sparse direct solvers, thus being applicable to problems with arbitrary sparseness. sparseLM accepts sparse Jacobians encoded in either compressed row storage (CRS) or compressed column storage (CCS, aka Harwell-Boeing) format. It is also possible to supply it just with the Jacobian's sparsity pattern and have its values be numerically approximated using finite differences, or even instruct it to attempt the automatic detection of the sparsity pattern corresponding to the Jacobian of the function to be minimized. Note that for dense non-linear least squares problems, project levmar is more appropriate.