Computing Resources

[-] Information Retrieval Resources
[-] Java Libraries (2)
Submitted by Paul Bogen on 2009-09-15 12:25:06 "OpenNLP is an organizational center for open source projects related to natural language processing. Its primary role is to encourage and facilitate the collaboration of researchers and developers on such projects."
Submitted by Paul Bogen on 2009-09-09 12:43:58 "Weka is a collection of machine learning algorithms for data mining tasks. The algorithms can either be applied directly to a dataset or called from your own Java code. Weka contains tools for data pre-processing, classification, regression, clustering, association rules, and visualization. It is also well-suited for developing new machine learning schemes."
[-] Social Networking Resources
[-] Chat (2)
Submitted by Kim on 2009-09-15 15:08:58 Users can move around in 3d places, see and talk to each other, change their appearance, interact with the enviroment and each other (like dancing and kissing). They may also play simple games like 'rock paper scissors'. Read more...
Submitted by Kim on 2009-09-15 15:04:53 IMVU is a graphical instant messaging client. The primary focus of IMVU is the ability to use personalized 3D avatars and environments that let the user interact with the person they are chatting with. The secondary focus of IMVU is allowing the members to develop content that can be purchased by other members for use in personalizing their avatars and environments. Read more...
[-] Development of Social World (2)
Submitted by Kim on 2009-09-15 15:10:05 An open source software (Croquet SDK) that can be used by experienced software developers to create and deploy deeply collaborative multi-user online virtual world applications on and across multiple operating systems and devices. Read more...
Submitted by Kim on 2009-09-15 15:09:39 A software platform for interacting with 3D computer graphics. 3D models created with the commercial program could be explored socially using a free browser plugin. Read more...
[-] Enterprise (1)
Submitted by Kim on 2009-09-15 14:38:31 Virtual collaboration solutions for enterprises. Qwaq Forums are virtual environments used to facilitate interactive online meetings, workflow, project and program management processes, real-time document editing, document sharing, and online training. Read more...
[-] Game (5)
World of Warcraft
Submitted by Kim on 2009-09-15 14:55:37 Most in-game interaction works in a couple of ways. First of all there are zone-specific chats where users can talk to anyone in a particular zone. There are also short range talking and longer range (but still not zone-wide) yelling. Yelling and spamming the zone channel are usually considered rude. Read more...
Submitted by Kim on 2009-09-15 14:54:41 A Java-based game which takes place in the fantasy-themed realm of Gielinor, which is divided into several different kingdoms, regions, and cities. Players can travel throughout Gielinor on foot, by using magical teleportation spells and devices, or mechanical means of transportation. Each region offers different types of monsters, materials, and quests to challenge players. Read more...
Puzzle Pirates
Submitted by Kim on 2009-09-15 14:53:01 In this game, a player takes the role of a pirate, having adventures on the seas and pillaging money from roaming enemy ships. The mechanics of Puzzle Pirates are driven by puzzles. For example, to effectively sail a ship, crewmates must play puzzles representing work at the sails for speed, pumping bilge water to remove it from the ship, and carpentry to fix any damage the ship may take. Read more...
Submitted by Kim on 2009-09-15 14:52:32 Based on Flash technology, ourWorld brings online entertainment to life, blending a online world, casual gaming, social media and creative self-expression. It is designed to promote collaboration and cooperation by providing a guided experience, with a series of collaborative missions and an emphasis on cooperation that rewards users for working and playing together. Read more...
Club Penguin
Submitted by Kim on 2009-09-15 14:51:09 An MMORPG involving a virtual world containing a range of online games and activities. Using cartoon penguins as avatars, players waddle around, chat, play minigames and participate in other activities with one another in a snow-covered virtual world. Read more...
[-] Maps (2)
Microsoft Virtual Earth
Submitted by Paul Bogen on 2009-09-09 12:38:36 A platform that provides geospatial data and imagery that allows developers to create location-aware applications. It also provides a point-of-interest database and the capability to search by business, person and address. Microsoft uses the Virtual Earth platform to power its Live Search Maps platform. (Web-based)
Google Earth
Submitted by Paul Bogen on 2009-09-09 12:35:12 A virtual globe program that displays satellite images of the Earth's surface, allowing users to visually see things like cities and houses looking at an oblique angle, with perspective. Many people using the applications are adding their own data and making them available through various sources, such as the BBS or blogs. Google Earth has the capability to show 3D buildings and structures (such as bridges), which consist of users' submissions using SketchUp, a 3D modeling program
[-] Social Interaction (5)
Submitted by Kim on 2009-09-15 15:02:55 Vivaty is an online virtual world where users can personalize their virtual “rooms” and subsequently socialize with friends. It is utilizing existing socialization platforms for Vivaty Scenes. - Facebook and AIM Read more...
Submitted by Kim on 2009-09-15 15:01:11 Users can take any web sites or photos and place them in a personalized 3D space. They can share their 3B room with their friends and create their own avatars.
Active Worlds
Submitted by Kim on 2009-09-15 15:00:38 In Active World, users explore 3D virtual worlds and environments that other users have built - It allows users to own worlds and universes, and develop 3D content. The browser has web browsing capabilities, voice chat, and basic instant messaging. Read more...
Lively (closed)
Submitted by Kim on 2009-09-15 15:00:16 A web-based virtual environment produced by Google Inc. that was discontinued at the end of 2008. Up to 20 people can occupy a room and chat with one another. Read more...
Submitted by Kim on 2009-09-15 14:59:12 Kaneva is a 3D Virtual World that supports 2D web browsing, social networking and shared media. It allows users to easily port media (personal profile info, photos, audio, video) from their social network profile pages into the metaverse, but at the time even he had yet to go in-world. Read more...
[-] Unclassified (5)
Submitted by Paul Bogen on 2010-04-07 11:39:37
Ensemble Sub-Projects at Texas A&M
Submitted by Gabriel Dzodom on 2010-04-07 09:32:54
Submitted by Kim on 2009-10-14 10:32:13 A web site where the community shares and collaborates on free and open source curricula.
Classroom 2.0
Submitted by Kim on 2009-10-14 10:31:13 A free, community supported social network for those interested in Web 2.0 and collaborative technologies in education.
Submitted by Kim on 2009-10-14 10:30:41 Lets you create and join new social networks for your interests.
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