My Experiments with FOSS

          Gururaja KV
   gururaj@cistup.iisc.ernet.in
          CiSTUP, IISc
My Experiments with FOSS
              as a USER!
• Purely driven by objectives of the research! To
  lesser extent afford...
Me and My Research
             How to cope up with?
                               Data
                             * Pi...
Frogs and Fragmentation
My Reference Editor
• JabRef http://jabref.sourceforge.net/
Where to search for?
•   http://www.scholar.google.com
•   http://www.sciencedirect.com
•   http://www.jstor.com
•   …..
My Image Editor
• XnView www.xnview.com
My Voice Editor
• Audacity
My Data Editor
• PAST
My spatial data provider
• GLCF http://glcf.umiacs.umd.edu/index.shtml
• Worldclim http://www.worldclim.org
My Spatial Data Analyser
• QGIS http://www.qgis.org/
• DIVA GIS http://www.diva-gis.org/
Fragmentation Analyser
• Fragstats®
  http://www.umass.edu/landeco/research/fragstats/fragstats.html
Fragstats® output


Background
colour
Distribution modelling
• openModeller http://openmodeller.sourceforge.net/
What I learnt?
• Open Mindset….shed fear of Free means flaw
• Developer need more interactions with users!
  And vice vers...
Acknowledgements
• Dr. H.S. Sudhira for introducing me to the
  world of FOSS
• Karthick B for being an RSS feed on new
  ...
Thank You
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My Experiments with FOSS

  1. 1. My Experiments with FOSS Gururaja KV gururaj@cistup.iisc.ernet.in CiSTUP, IISc
  2. 2. My Experiments with FOSS as a USER! • Purely driven by objectives of the research! To lesser extent affordability… • And of course…freeness of the software! • Disclaimer: No advocacy of any particular software…try yourself and feel the difference!!!
  3. 3. Me and My Research How to cope up with? Data * Pictures Review of literature * Sounds * Habitat variable * Spatial Analysis Effect of Fragmentation on Amphibians Results
  4. 4. Frogs and Fragmentation
  5. 5. My Reference Editor • JabRef http://jabref.sourceforge.net/
  6. 6. Where to search for? • http://www.scholar.google.com • http://www.sciencedirect.com • http://www.jstor.com • …..
  7. 7. My Image Editor • XnView www.xnview.com
  8. 8. My Voice Editor • Audacity
  9. 9. My Data Editor • PAST
  10. 10. My spatial data provider • GLCF http://glcf.umiacs.umd.edu/index.shtml • Worldclim http://www.worldclim.org
  11. 11. My Spatial Data Analyser • QGIS http://www.qgis.org/ • DIVA GIS http://www.diva-gis.org/
  12. 12. Fragmentation Analyser • Fragstats® http://www.umass.edu/landeco/research/fragstats/fragstats.html
  13. 13. Fragstats® output Background colour
  14. 14. Distribution modelling • openModeller http://openmodeller.sourceforge.net/
  15. 15. What I learnt? • Open Mindset….shed fear of Free means flaw • Developer need more interactions with users! And vice versa!!
  16. 16. Acknowledgements • Dr. H.S. Sudhira for introducing me to the world of FOSS • Karthick B for being an RSS feed on new version
  17. 17. Thank You

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