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Software Review

A review of software packages to analyse quantitative as well as qualitative data relevant to complex systems approaches.


Software Area Thematic Area
visNetwork - an R package for network visualization Natural Sciences, Humanities/Social Sciences, Technologies Applied Chemistry, Artificial intelligence (computer science and mathematics), Chemistry/Biology, Community Development, Development studies, Energy Systems, Environmental studies, Green and sustainable Chemistry, Landscape planning and design, Media technology (computer science and mathematics), Political science (international relations, international governance), Simulations of physical behaviors (computer science, biomedicine, mathematics, mechanics), Sociology and Philosophy, Sustainable Development, Systems thinking-Theoretical framework and assessment
Insightmaker Natural Sciences, Humanities/Social Sciences, Technologies Applied Chemistry, Artificial intelligence (computer science and mathematics), Chemistry/Biology, Community Development, Development studies, Energy Systems, Environmental studies, Green and sustainable Chemistry, Landscape planning and design, Political science (international relations, international governance), Simulations of physical behaviors (computer science, biomedicine, mathematics, mechanics), Sociology and Philosophy, Sustainable Development, Systems thinking-Theoretical framework and assessment
World 3 Model + clones of the model Natural Sciences, Humanities/Social Sciences Development studies, Environmental studies
PHPP Natural Sciences, Technologies Energy Systems, Environmental studies, Sustainable Development
RETScreen Natural Sciences, Technologies Energy Systems, Environmental studies
Fuzzy Logic Toolbox Natural Sciences, Humanities/Social Sciences, Technologies Artificial intelligence (computer science and mathematics), Chemistry/Biology, Development studies, Energy Systems, Environmental studies, Green and sustainable Chemistry, Landscape planning and design, Simulations of physical behaviors (computer science, biomedicine, mathematics, mechanics), Sustainable Development, Systems thinking-Theoretical framework and assessment
Qgis Natural Sciences, Humanities/Social Sciences, Technologies Community Development, Development studies, Environmental studies, Landscape planning and design, Media technology (computer science and mathematics), Simulations of physical behaviors (computer science, biomedicine, mathematics, mechanics), Sustainable Development
NetLogo-Flocking Natural Sciences Chemistry/Biology
StochSD Natural Sciences, Humanities/Social Sciences, Technologies Artificial intelligence (computer science and mathematics), Energy Systems, Sociology and Philosophy, Sustainable Development, Systems thinking-Theoretical framework and assessment
Simulink Natural Sciences, Technologies Applied Chemistry, Artificial intelligence (computer science and mathematics), Chemistry/Biology, Energy Systems, Simulations of physical behaviors (computer science, biomedicine, mathematics, mechanics)
NetLogo - Recycling Humanities/Social Sciences Environmental studies, Sustainable Development, Systems thinking-Theoretical framework and assessment
NetLogo – Osmotic Presure Natural Sciences, Technologies Applied Chemistry, Chemistry/Biology, Environmental studies, Sustainable Development
NetLogo - Climate Change Natural Sciences Environmental studies, Green and sustainable Chemistry, Sustainable Development, Systems thinking-Theoretical framework and assessment
NetLogo Natural Sciences, Humanities/Social Sciences, Technologies Artificial intelligence (computer science and mathematics), Community Development, Development studies, Energy Systems, Environmental studies, Landscape planning and design, Media technology (computer science and mathematics), Political science (international relations, international governance), Simulations of physical behaviors (computer science, biomedicine, mathematics, mechanics), Sociology and Philosophy, Sustainable Development
Software Area Thematic Area