Thursday, October 6, 2011

Useful Free Software for Ethology, Behavior Analysis and Conservation

This is just a list of software that I played with or just found interesting. I will come back with more detailed descriptions.

Agna - Social Network Analysis
SocNetV - Social Network Analysis
jWatcher - Behavioral Analysis
CowLog - Behavioral Analysis (not as complex as JWatcher)
EthoLog - Behavioral Analysis
Distance - Distance sampling surveys of wildlife populations
Vortex - Population Viability Analysis
ArcGIS - online mapping application
Maxent - species habitat modeling
Garp - predict and analyze wild species distributions
JAABA - The Janelia Automatic Animal Behavior Annotator (JAABA) is a machine learning-based system that enables researchers to automatically compute interpretable, quantitative statistics describing video of behaving animals.