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## Graph Class Library

The Graph class library is a package of Java classes designed to facilitate plotting data using Java applets. Find Graph Class Library at: http://www.pserc.cornell.edu/pserc/java/graph/Top.html

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## VTK

The Visualization ToolKit (VTK) is an open source, freely available software system for 3D computer graphics, image processing, and visualization. The graphics model in VTK is at a higher level of abstraction than rendering libraries like OpenGL or PEX. This … Continue reading

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## Open Visualization Data Explorer

IBM’s famous volume renderer that does much much more. Find Open Visualization Data Explorer at: http://www.opendx.org/

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## QtiPlot

From the website:"As a scientist I often need to use data analysis and plotting software. One of the best scientific software I’ve ever seen is Gnuplot. It has the advantage of being free, but every one who has ever used … Continue reading

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## SciGraphica

Scientific Graphics and Data Manipulation. A WYSIWYG scientific graphics generator with publication quality PostScript output Find SciGraphica at: http://scigraphica.sourceforge.net/

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## SciDAVis

SciDAVis is a free application for Scientific Data Analysis and Visualization. It combines a shallow learning curve and an intuitive, easy-to-use graphical user interface with powerful features such as scriptability and extensibility. SciDAVis runs on GNU/Linux, Windows and MacOS X; … Continue reading

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## Cassandra

Cassandra is a open source data viewer based on VTK. Cassandra provides a dynamic interaction with the VTK pipeline and enables to load plugins dynamically in order to perform specific tasks in data manipulation and visualisation. Find Cassandra at: http://dev.artenum.com/projects/cassandra

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## The Gri graphing language

Gri is an extensible plotting language for producing scientific graphs, such as x-y plots, contour plots, and image plots. It was written by a scientist and therefore has the sorts of things a scientist needs. It is much like LaTeX, … Continue reading

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## VisAD

VisAD is a Java component library for interactive and collaborative visualization and analysis of numerical data. Find VisAD at: http://www.ssec.wisc.edu/~billh/visad.html

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## Ptplot

a 2D data plotter and histogram tool implemented in Java Find Ptplot at: http://ptolemy.eecs.berkeley.edu/java/ptplot/

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