You don't have Javascript enabled. Hover for more information! But don't worry: you can still use this web site! You have two options:
  • enable Javascript in your browser and then refresh this page, for a much enhanced experience.
  • click the Update button every time you want to update the selection.
You don't have Javascript enabled. Hover for more information! But don't worry: you can still use this web site! You have two options:
  • enable Javascript in your browser and then refresh this page, for a much enhanced experience.
  • click the Update button every time you want to update the selection.

Delta-Intkey

The DELTA System is an integrated set of programs based on the DELTA format. The facilities available include the generation and typesetting of descriptions and conventional keys, conversion of DELTA data for use by classification programs, and the construction of Intkey packages for interactive identification and information retrieval.

X:ID

The X:ID system is composed of a Editor and a Browser. The Editor is used to create and edit keys. The Browser is used to run them. X:ID is an XML-based identification and diagnostic key software system. It allows users to create their own web-based diagnostic or identification keys and run them over locally or over the web. The XML-based format is combined with the eXtensible Style Sheet Transformation (XSLT) markup to allow developers to tailor the look of their keys.

DELIA - The DELTA Integrator

DELIA, the DELTA Integrator, extends the utility of DELTA format files by providing functionality that the (separate) CSIRO DELTA System software package can't. It provides a way to manage multiple datasets coded in DELTA and is designed to integrate with and complement the existing DELTA System suite of programs. It is designed for those DELTA users who are interested in managing their data in an integrated environment. We found only a beta version available.

Actkey

Hong Song of the Missouri Botanical Garden, developed this Java-based program using MySQL as the database server. Botanists interested in sharing their data sets (e.g., DELTA, MS Excel, MS Access, Lucid formats) via this Web-based system, or interested in translating any of the character sets into another language may contact Hong Song or Anthony R. Brach.

DiversityDescriptions (DeltaAccess)

A SQL interface to DELTA, the Description Language for Taxonomy, implemented in Microsoft Access 97, 2000, and 2002 (= XP). DeltaAccess can be used in 3 ways: a) You can use DeltaAccess simply as a module to import DELTA coded text files into a database of your choice and then write an independent application for that database (e. g. a web interface). b) You can keep your data in DELTA coded text files, and use DeltaAccess as a one-way import tool to analyze your data (incl. cross-tabulations, and charts), print form sheets to edit your data off-line, or to generate dynamic html/www output. c) You can use DeltaAccess as the central data repository around which your work is organized.

Lucid

Lucid is a flexible and powerful knowledge management tool that helps users make an identification or diagnosis. Lucid3 is an entirely new implementation of the Lucid family of products, providing new features requested by Lucid users and improving the handling of many common functions. The Lucid3 system comprises a Builder and Player for creating and deploying effective and powerful identification and diagnostic keys. The Lucid3 Builder allows an expert in a group of entities (plants, animals, diseases, minerals, archaeological artifacts etc) to create a key that can be deployed over the World Wide Web.

The Electronic Field Guide (EFG) Project

The Electronic Field Guide (EFG) Project has developed a number of web-based applications that facilitate the identification of species and recording of ecological observations. This project is the result of a collaborative effort between the Departments of Computer Science and Biology at the University of Massachusetts Boston, with funding from the National Science Foundation.

NaviKey

 

NaviKey is a Java applet and application for accesssing descriptive data coded in DELTA format and has been implemented as:
 
  • a Java applet providing the contents of DELTA files (see example with the DELTA sample data files)
  • a stand-alone Java application for accessing DELTA files or PostgreSQL versions of DiversityDescriptions databases, respectively
  • a module ("plug-in") of the Java-based Diversity Navigator database client for accessing DELTA files or PostgreSQL versions of DiversityDescriptions databases, respectively

Linnaeus II

 

Linnaeus II is an innovative multifunctional research tool for systematists and biodiversity researchers, facilitating biodiversity documentation and species identification.

Linnaeus II was developed by ETI BioInformatics at the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The software package, available for both Windows and Mac OS X, allows the creation of taxonomic databases, optimizes the construction of easy-to-use identification keys, expedites the display and comparison of distribution patterns, and promotes the use of taxonomic data for biodiversity studies.

The software can also be used to publish completed information systems on CD-ROM / DVD-ROM or make them available on the Web.

Rachis

Create key from Delta files. Rachis is an open-source application for the arrangement of entities in a hierarchical system (taxonomy), and an interactive key for the entities in that system. The development of Rachis is in a very early stage at the moment, but progressing at a reasonable pace.

Pandora

PANDORA is a database system for taxonomic and biodiversity research projects, such as floras or monographs.

Lysandra

Lysandra is a software for creating keys and database on different groups of living organisms.

Pickey

PICKEY (Pictured Interactive Computerized biological KEY) is an interactive multi-entry polychotomous key for identification of organisms by intensive use of images. PICKEY is a most user-attractive part of the package BIKEY, which include a large set of programs for creation, analysis and subsequent perfection of computer keys, the initial information for this programs is stored in the form of data bases of most widespread and accessible format DBF for systems FoxPro, dBASE, FoxBase, Clipper, etc.

SLIKS

SLIKS is a small Javascript program that I developed to facilitate the use of interactive keys. It runs over the web or locally on your machine.

Xper2

Xper2 is a flexible and powerful knowledge management tool that helps users make an identification or diagnosis. It is a complete system that can performs management of descriptive data (creation of knowledge databases), and offers many associated tools in order to analyse those descriptive data (control and prevent of inconsistencies, comparison and analysis of taxonomic descriptions, summary of the base). Xper2 has an Editor and a Player for creating and deploying identification keys (free acces keys).

MorphBank

DIALOBIS (DIALOgue Biological Identification System)

Dialobis Edition offers individual authors, companies and Publishing houses the possibility to publish scientific relevant documents - Monographs, Dissertations, Doctoral/Post doctoral thesis, Reports, Annual Reports, Congress Report, and Corporate identity - in electronic form on CD-ROM or DVD.

 
Our popular scientific CD’s are produced under the auspices of Dialobis (Dialogue Biological Identification System) - Software. Detailed information is put together at different pages.

Morphometric Software at Suny Stony Brook

The purpose of this directory is to make available programs useful for morphometric analysis. Contributions of additional software are welcome. Contact us with suggestions for improvements and with additional contributions to the morphmet archive. Click on the categories in the contents window (at the left) to obtain lists of available software. The platform required by each program (e.g., DOS, Windows, Mac, Unix) is indicated in red for each program.

Digital Taxonomy Software

Digital Taxonomy intends to provide a range of links on software, methodologies, standards, data sources, and projects relatedto biodiversity data management, with emphasis on open source and free softwaretools for biodiversity informatics.

MorphoBrowser

The ‘MorphoBrowser’ database and interface is a 3D visualisation and searching tool for mammalian teeth, accessible over the web. It allows the user to ‘browse’ through the diverse range of tooth morphologies found in mammals, both extinct and extant. While browsing, the three-dimensional shape of the teeth can be viewed from any direction by rotating and scaling the tooth.

New Movie Reviews added daily