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Required Software

  • Java 1.6 or higher - A programming language and computing platform for developing cross platform (operating system) software.  You can check your currently installed version here.
  • Science of Science tool (Sci2) - A desktop application for information analysis and visualization.
  • Acrobat Reader - A PDF reader needed for viewing the visualization results of the tool.
  • An image viewer capable of interpreting the PostScript visualizations generated by the tool.
    • Windows users may find that they have a commercial PostScript viewer from the Adobe Acrobat family already installed.  Alternatively they may install the free interpreter Ghostscript and the free viewer GSview (both are required in this case).
    • Mac OS X users can use the built-in Preview application and should not need a 3rd party reader.
    • Linux users will likely find that their distribution comes pre-installed with Ghostscript and may use one of its included scripts (see ps2pdf).