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Adobe Creative Suite 2

Adobe's suite of professional creative tools. Includes Acrobat Professional, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop.

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Available on: Windows workstation CBIWS10


IGOR Pro is an interactive software environment for experimentation with scientific and engineering data and for the production of publication-quality graphs and page layouts.

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Julia is a high-level, high-performance dynamic programming language for technical computing, with syntax that is familiar to users of other technical computing environments. It provides a sophisticated compiler, distributed parallel execution, numerical accuracy, and an extensive mathematical function library. The library, largely written in Julia itself, also integrates mature, best-of-breed C and Fortran libraries for linear algebra, random number generation, signal processing, and string processing.

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Available on: Cheetah Cluster
Command: Julia


MATLAB is a high-level language and interactive environment that enables you to perform computationally intensive tasks faster than with traditional programming languages such as C, C++, and Fortran. Please contact the staff to access this software as only a limited number of licenses are available for use. Please read the MATLAB Usage Policy before using MATLAB. Click here for a license listing. MATLAB can be installed upon request by submitting this form.

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Available on: all Windows workstations; all Compute servers; Cheetah Cluster
Command: matlab


R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. For users who need access to R libraries that are not part of the base R package, follow these instructions on how to install them. For additional information, see the MATLAB®/R Reference.

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Available on: Windows workstations CBIWS10, CBIWS12, and CBIWS16; Bishop and Turing servers
Command: R


RStudio is a powerful integrated development environment for the R programming language.
To access:
ssh -Y from a Linux/Unix box; Putty+Xming from Windows (with X11 forwarding enabled)
rstudio &

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Available on: Cheetah Cluster
Command: rstudio