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Announcement

Version 1.2 of Sci2 provides a range of bug fixes to existing plugins, a 64-bit Windows build, and new JSON plugins.

This version will remain a beta release until we've resolved a few more lingering issues.

Tool Change Log

New Features

  • 64-bit Windows build -  JiraserverSLIS-CNS JiraserverIdf43df5d2-80c8-3adb-ae69-08788f08bd74keySCISQUARED- JIRA Issue: SCISQUARED-1216
  • Ability to read and write JSON files under the CIShell JSON spec - This produces output ready to be visualized using CNS's web visualization framework. This is primarily useful for the upcoming release of the CIShell web service, but desktop export can allow static files to be hosted and sanity checks on data and structures.

Improvements

  • GraphML and Prefuse formats now use format-specific file extensions -  JiraserverSLIS-CNS JiraserverIdf43df5d2-80c8-3adb-ae69-08788f08bd74keyJIRA Issue: SCISQUARED-1229
  • Scopus format update: Scopus format changed; Sci2 brought into sync with current version -  JiraserverSLIS-CNS JiraserverIdf43df5d2-80c8-3adb-ae69-08788f08bd74keyJIRA Issue: SCISQUARED-1184
  • NSF format update: NSF CSV format changed; Sci2 brought into sync with current version -  JiraserverSLIS-CNS JiraserverIdf43df5d2-80c8-3adb-ae69-08788f08bd74keyJIRA Issue: SCISQUARED-1182
  • ISI format update: New fields added to ISI format; Sci2 brought into sync with current version -  JiraserverSLIS-CNS JiraserverIdf43df5d2-80c8-3adb-ae69-08788f08bd74keyJIRA Issue: SCISQUARED-1179
  • Geocoder update: Country list and boundary data updated to bring Sci2 up-to-date (2015); Country names standardized on US English (non-localized) names -  JiraserverSLIS-CNS JiraserverIdf43df5d2-80c8-3adb-ae69-08788f08bd74keyJIRA Issue: SCISQUARED-1230
  • Typos fixed in:
    • Google Citation User ID Search dialog -  JiraserverSLIS-CNS JiraserverIdf43df5d2-80c8-3adb-ae69-08788f08bd74keyJIRA Issue: SCISQUARED-1149
    • Bing Geocoder description -  JiraserverSLIS-CNS JiraserverIdf43df5d2-80c8-3adb-ae69-08788f08bd74keyJIRA Issue: SCISQUARED-1155

Bug Fixes

  • Blondel Community Detection: No longer adds a duplicate community set to its final iteration; Parameter added to determine label field -  JiraserverSLIS-CNS JiraserverIdf43df5d2-80c8-3adb-ae69-08788f08bd74keyJIRA Issue: SCISQUARED-1175
  • Lowercase, Tokenize, Stem, and Stopword Text plugin: Stopword list path corrected for MacOS -  JiraserverSLIS-CNS JiraserverIdf43df5d2-80c8-3adb-ae69-08788f08bd74keyJIRA Issue: SCISQUARED-1176
  • MacOS X JVM: Sci2 now runs on latest Oracle Java Runtimes for Java 6, 7, and 8 for MacOS -  JiraserverSLIS-CNS JiraserverIdf43df5d2-80c8-3adb-ae69-08788f08bd74keyJIRA Issue: SCISQUARED-1206
  • NWB file parser: Dead documentation links corrected for import errors -  JiraserverSLIS-CNS JiraserverIdf43df5d2-80c8-3adb-ae69-08788f08bd74keyJIRA Issue: SCISQUARED-1191
  • NSF CSV parser: Fixed to use correct JVM date parser -  JiraserverSLIS-CNS JiraserverIdf43df5d2-80c8-3adb-ae69-08788f08bd74keyJIRA Issue: SCISQUARED-1182
  • Burst Detection plugin:serverSLIS-CNS JiraserverIdf43df5d2-80c8-3adb-ae69-08788f08bd74key
    • Fixed to use correct JVM date parser - 
    Jira
    • JIRA Issues: SCISQUARED-1205, 1109
      JiraserverSLIS-CNS JiraserverIdf43df5d2-80c8-3adb-ae69-08788f08bd74keySCISQUARED-1109
    • Added more flexible date reader and user guidance - JIRA Issue: SCISQUARED-1272
  • GUESS plugin: Re-included in MacOS builds