Visualization tools

GGobi
An update of the well-regarded XGobi program for interactively exploring multivariate data including brushing, editing, rotation, grand tour and projection pursiut. (P)
Visualization Toolkit (vtk)
Comprehensive visualization system for 3-dimensional graphics, image and volume processing, many color and texture options, scalar to tensor displays, filtering and qmodeling, handles large datasets. Extensible C++ code with Tcl or Java wrappers, P
ViSta
Visual Statistics System for multivariate data. Includes structured graphical interface and many visualization tools, exploratory and descriptive data analysis (histograms, boxplots, scatterplots, brushing, means, varianges, medians, correlations, covariances, etc.) univariate analysis (T-test, Z-test, Wilcoxon, Mann-Whitney, ANOVA), multivariate analysis (multiple regression, principal components analysis, scaling, correspondence analysis). Available for UNIX, Windows and Macintosh. (P)
XploRe
Interactive statistical computing environment with 2D- and 3-D graphics, brushing, smoothing tools and density estimation, programming language. (P)
XmdvTool
Software package for the interactive visual exploraton of multivariate datasets including scatterplots, star glyphs, parallel coordinates, and dimenensional stacking with N-dimensional brushing. Designed for UNIX platforms. P
Advanced Visual Systems (AVS)
International AVS Centre clearinghouse for visualization software, with over 900 public domain modules.
Xnavigation
Interactive program for navigating through multivariate datasets using smooth low-dimensional local structures. (P)
CViz
A Java-based visualization tool for analyzing large and complex high-dimensionality datasets. Available without charge in 1998 by IBM.
Extensive list of shareware and public domain scientific data processing, visualization, image analysis, plotting packages and libraries designed for use with Linux or other UNIX systems. P
Information Visualization & Exploration (IVEE)
Advanced package for data visualization, specializing on dynamic query techniques (zooming, rangesliders, alphasliders & toggles) and cluster visualization. More recent commercial versions are available at Spotfire AB. (P)
DATAPLOT
Interactive 2-D and 3-D plotting package (histograms, box plots, time series, diagrams) with fitting (non-linear, polynomial, spline) and statistics (summary, distribution fuctions, ANOVA, smoothing). (P)
NASA Ames and University of Minnesota metasites for scientific visualization
Extensive descriptions and links to commercial and public software for 3-dimensionally plotting, contouring, volume rendering, image processing, animation and videos, fluid visualization, and related topics.
Gnuplot
UNIX-based interactive plotting utility up to 3-dimensions. Flexible plot styles and labeling.
Geoscience Information Group
Metasite with links to commercial visualization software oriented towards geology, geography and related fields.

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