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Here are 392 phylogeny packages and 54 free web servers, (almost) all that I know about. It is an attempt to be completely comprehensive. I have not made any attempt to exclude programs that do not meet some standard of quality or importance. Updates to these pages are made roughly monthly. Here is a "waiting list" of new programs waiting to have their full entries constructed. Many of the programs in these pages are available on the web, and some of the older ones are also available from ftp server machines. The programs listed below include both free and non-free ones; in some cases I do not know whether a program is free. Email addresses in these pages have had the @ symbol replaced by (at) and also surrounded by invisible confusing tags and blank characters in hopes of foiling spambots that harvest email addresses. ... by methods available ... by computer systems on which they work ... cross-referenced by method and by computer system. ... by ones which analyze particular kinds of data. Related:  Mind Maps/Thinking Maps/Graphic Organizers

Tree of Life Explorer View your own data online Note that your data is only stored on your personal computer for this visualisation and is not transmitted over the internet so it is safe to visualise unpublished data in this way. If you prefer, you can still download OneZoom and do everyting locally and offline. Click here to load the single stand alone file version of OneZoom in a new window. This code is a slightly updated version of the supplementary material to the article in PLoS Biology. The code is also available for download as a zip in the downloads section of this page. Now you are exploring your tree in OneZoom. Downloads and source code Download the single stand alone file version of OneZoom with embedded data in a zip file mammals , bacteria , birds , amphibians Download the open source OneZoom code with embedded data in a zip file mammals , birds , amphibians , tetrapods . Download the paper here. More trees on OneZoom Please see the main page for links to most of our trees. Zanne et. al.

Tree of Life Web Project The Tree of Life Web Project (ToL) is a collaborative effort of biologists and nature enthusiasts from around the world. On more than 10,000 World Wide Web pages, the project provides information about biodiversity, the characteristics of different groups of organisms, and their evolutionary history (phylogeny). Each page contains information about a particular group, e.g., salamanders, segmented worms, phlox flowers, tyrannosaurs, euglenids, Heliconius butterflies, club fungi, or the vampire squid. ToL pages are linked one to another hierarchically, in the form of the evolutionary tree of life. Starting with the root of all Life on Earth and moving out along diverging branches to individual species, the structure of the ToL project thus illustrates the genetic connections between all living things.

Inciter les élèves à construire une carte | HeuristicFLE Si vous souhaitez que vos élèves réalisent une carte alors qu’ils n’en ont jamais fait, il y a une manière très simple de s’y prendre : Il suffit de les accompagner dans la construction de la carte en travaillant en groupe, puis individuellement. Ainsi on permet aux élèves de découvrir l’outil tout en en faisant l’expérience. Il est inutile de parler de "carte heuristique" ou de "carte mentale" avant de commencer. Imaginons que vous travailliez sur le thème "Etrange étranger" du livret "Visions de l’autre" (chp2) 1-Produire des idées Dans un premier temps, inscrivez au tableau le thème en grand et entourez-le d’un petit nuage (ou mur s’il est lisse en écrivant le thème sur une feuille A4).Puis, distribuer des post-it aux élèves.Annoncer le sujet et demandez-leur d’écrire les mots que leur évoquent "Etrange étranger". 2-Réunir ce qui est épars Ils devront ensuite se lever et venir "coller" leurs idées tout autour, sans souci d’ordre ou de hiérarchie. 3-Thématiser et regrouper l’info Like this:

StratomeX — Institute for Computer Graphics and Vision Demonstration Video of Caleydo StratomeX Caleydo StratomeX is a visualization technique for the analysis of multiple stratified datasets. A good example for such an analysis scenario is the identification and characterization of cancer subtypes. Understanding subtypes is a precondition for refined therapeutic targeting which in turn is an important step towards improved patient outcomes. Recent research has shown that integrated analysis of different molecular data types generated by the TCGA project can be used to discover subtypes and suggest molecular differences relevant for therapeutic approaches. StratomeX can be used to explore the results of data analysis systems developed to perform analyses of TCGA data. StratomeX makes such analysis results easier accessible and requires no scripting. The core concept of our approach is to visualize stratifications (groupings) of samples (patients) and the relationships between these groupings in a given cancer type. Examples Donwload Help

The Method - Information Mapping Information Mapping® is a research-based method used to analyze, organize and present information based on your audience’s needs and the purpose of the information. Introduction video Organizational challenges Poorly written documentation, training, memos, reports and emails can cause significant problems for organizations. Reader and writer challenges Writers and readers of business communications are faced with these challenges: Large amounts of complex or technical informationToo much or too little detailCritical information is buried and hard to findLack of organization and logical structure Our solution Information Mapping overcomes these challenges. Read more...

CIRCOS Circular Genome Data Visualization Infographic: 14 best practices for advanced mind maps Jul 25th, 2013 | By Chuck Frey | Category: Resources So you’ve invested in mind mapping software and have created some basic visual diagrams with it. What’s next? You need to learn how to use its more advanced capabilities, because they’re the key to getting the majority of of the business value out of it. This infographic (click on the image above to view the full version) summarizes 14 best practices for utilizing the deep capabilities of mind mapping software – from tasks and linked documents to callouts and boundaries, knowing how to use these elements correctly is critically important, especially if you plan to share your mind maps with others. Download this diagram as a PDF file View it as a large format PNG image View it on Pinterest Want to learn more? For more details on the elements of mind maps and how to use them effectively, please visit my Elements of Effective Mind Maps How-to Guide, a collection of blog posts that goes into much greater depth on each of these topics.

Web TreeBASE is a repository of phylogenetic information, specifically user-submitted phylogenetic trees and the data used to generate them. TreeBASE accepts all types of phylogenetic data (e.g., trees of species, trees of populations, trees of genes) representing all biotic taxa. Data in TreeBASE are exposed to the public if they are used in a publication that is in press or published in a peer-reviewed scientific journal, book, conference proceedings, or thesis. Data used in publications that are in preparation or in review can be submitted to TreeBASE but are only available to the authors, publication editors, or reviewers using a special access code. TreeBASE is produced and governed by the The Phyloinformatics Research Foundation, Inc. Some recent additions: <a href=" The current release includes a host of new features and improvements over the previous TreeBASE prototype.

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PhyloPic — Free Silhouette Images of Life Forms Getting Started: Clustering Ideas Clustering Clustering is similar to another process called Brainstorming. Clustering is something that you can do on your own or with friends or classmates to try to find inspiration in the connection between ideas. Below is a finished example of Clustering. The Guide to Grammar and Writing is sponsored by the Capital Community College Foundation, a nonprofit 501 c-3 organization that supports scholarships, faculty development, and curriculum innovation. For more about giving to Capital, write to CCC Foundation, 950 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103. Interview with MindMeister co-founder Michael Hollauf | DoesWhat I interviewed Michael Hollauf, MindMeister co-founder and managing director. This is the one hundred and fourth in a series of DW interviews. Big thank you to Michael! How would you describe MindMeister in under 50 words? MindMeister is a great way to boost productivity and help you become more organized, more creative, and more successful. Who uses MindMeister? Currently about 1.5 million users around the world – mostly individuals and small businesses, and lately more and more schools and universities. I think this is because mind mapping is very popular in parts of Asia, for example in Japan it is even taught in school as part of the standard curriculum. What’s your background? I’m a techie at heart, and so is Till, the other co-founder of MindMeister. We were also using MindManager, at the time the only serious mind mapping software, to brainstorm product ideas and also to conduct and organize customer meetings. Some of your tools look great, particularly the Geistesblitz Widget.

Graphic Organizer Worksheets Advertisement. is a user-supported site. As a bonus, site members have access to a banner-ad-free version of the site, with print-friendly pages.Click here to learn more. (Already a member? Click here.) Graphic Organizers Graphic organizers (some of which are also called concept maps, entity relationship charts, and mind maps) are a pictorial way of constructing knowledge and organizing information. Increasing Understanding by Creating Graphic Organizers: The process of converting a mass of data/information/ideas into a graphic map gives the student an increased understanding and insight into the topic at hand. The creation of graphic organizers also helps the student generate ideas as they develop and note their thoughts visually. Uses of Graphic Organizers: Graphic organizers can be used to structure writing projects, to help in problem solving, decision making, studying, planning research and brainstorming.