Research Tools

R e s e a r c h _ t o o l s

Here is a list of tools that I use frequently, and that help my productivity.

Literature Search
Prototyping and analysis
Writing and Presentations

  • ACM Guide to Computing Literature
  • ISI Web of Knowledge
  • Citeseer
  • IEEE Xplore
  • Inspec – Engineering Village
  • Google Scholar
  • Linguistics Abstracts Online
  • MathSciNet: Mathematical Reviews on the Web
  • Medline (Athens)
  • Science Direct
  • Zentralblatt MATH
  • University of Waikato
  • British Library
  • Library of Congress

    The list was adapted and updated from the original version by Dr. Peter Hancox

    Prototyping and analysis

  • Matlab
  • Python
  • Java
  • C/C++


  • Omnigraffle
  • OmniGraphSketcher
  • Inkscape
  • ImageMagick

    Writing and presentations

  • Texshop
  • Vim
  • Bibdesk
  • Keynote