Known users from DebianScience listed in parenthesis.
See http://lists.debian.org/debian-science/2008/10/msg00137.html for a discussion on the merits of these (suggesting migrating to OpenMPI).
lam Upstream recommends migrating to OpenMPI.
pvm (upstream) Parallel Virtual Machine is a software package that permits a heterogeneous collection of Unix and/or Windows computers hooked together by a network to be used as a single large parallel computer.
petsc PETSc is the "Portable Extensible Toolkit for Scientific Computation", a suite of data structures and routines for the scalable (parallel) solution of scientific applications modeled by partial differential equations.
BOINC Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing
pkg-escience Debian eScience with myGrid and Taverna
Programming tools for science already packaged in Debian
emacs (Andre Lehovich)
g++ (Victor Munoz)
kdevelop (Helen Faulkner)
wxwidgets (Helen Faulkner)
- yorick (interpreted language, support for compiled plug-ins, numerical computations and data display)
wxpython (JD Rogers)
PDL [upstream http://pdl.perl.org/] ([Andreas Letsch http://lists.debian.org/debian-science/2005/08/msg00126.html])
Programming tools for science that could be considered for inclusion in Debian
- Suggestions welcome.