Software on SSC Lab Machines
The software titles listed in the table below are found on all SSC lab machines. Click on the software name for more information. If you have any problems with any of these programs at SSC, please inform the front desk.
Adobe Acrobat DC Reader
Plug-in reader to view files that are in PDF format.
Program for desktop geographic information analysis and mapping.
Data Desk (Zambezi only)
Data Desk brings fast, easy-to-use visual analysis to your desktop with its powerful tools for data exploration.
ENVI is a powerful, easy to use remote sensing software package.
A forecasting and econometric analysis software program.
GAUSS is a scientific data analysis and visualization package for efficiently solving large scale problems.
GeoDa is a free, open source, cross-platform software program that serves as an introduction to spatial data analysis.
Gephi is an interactive visualization and exploration platform for all kinds of networks and complex systems, dynamic and hierarchical graphs.
Is a cross-platform software package for econometric analysis, written in the C programming language.
HLM (Zambezi only)
HLM offers unprecedented flexibility in modeling multilevel and longitudinal data.
With its easy-to-use scratchpad interface, instant recalculation advantages, and open architecture supporting .NET and native XML format, Mathcad speeds you to personal and organizational productivity.
A software system for numerical, symbolic, and graphical computations and visualization.
MATLAB allows users to produce the following objectives: algorithm, analysis, graph, report, and simulation.
An integrated suite of applications from Microsoft, which include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
MPlus (Zambezi only)
The Mplus Base program estimates models with continuous latent variables representing factors and random effects. It provides factor analysis models, path analysis models, structural equation models (SEM), and growth models.
Netdraw (Zambezi only)
Netdraw is a program for drawing social networks.
Netlogo (Zambezi only)
NetLogo is a programmable modeling environment for simulating natural and social phenomena. It is particularly well suited for modeling complex systems developing over time.
NodeXL Excel Template
NodeXL Excel Template is a free, open source template for Microsoft Excel that makes it easy to explore network graphs.
Source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.
Processing is a programming language, development environment, and online community.
Python is a dynamic object-oriented programming language that can be used for many kinds of software development.
QGIS is a user friendly open source Geographic Information System (GIS) which provides a continuously growing number of capabilities provided by core functions and plugins.
R is a language and environment for statistical computing and graphics.
The SAS System is an integrated suite of software for enterprise-wide information delivery functioning on four data-driven tasks common to virtually any application — data access, data management, data analysis and data presentation.
SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences) is a comprehensive, integrated system for data manipulation and statistical data analysis.
Stata is a programmable, statistical software for Windows.
Application used to move data between worksheets, databases and statistical packages.
SUDAAN is a single program comprising a family of analytic procedures.
Tinn-R is a modified version of Tinn that is designed to make the eding and execution of R code simple and easy.
TradeStation allows for fundamental and technical analysis of financial markets, and for direct access online trading across multiple asset classes.
Ucinet (Zambezi only)
A comprehensive package for the analysis of social network data as well as other 1-mode and 2-mode data.