Useful Web sites
Links to web sites which I find really useful.
- NASA's Astronomical
Picture of the Day.
- Photos of the Romanian
village, by Mihai Moiceanu.
- DPReview is an amazing web
site with all you may want to know about digital cameras.
- photo.net: hangout for many
- Gimp is a buggy but useful
- Panoguide gives lots of
useful advice about creating digital panoramas from multiple
- A fantastic free tool to create panoramas and other digital
photo manipulations is Panotools; I highly
recommend using it with the PTAssembler visual
- A neat tool to remove noise from digital images is neatimage. It has a free
version for non-commercial use.
- For great photographic advice go to Luminous Landscape.
- For unsophisticated, fast and easy image manipulation use Imagemagick.
- Unix tools for Windows from Cygwin. They even have an X Server
based on Xfree which is a snap to install!
- Graph drawing programs: VCG
has better interactive features, while Dot/GraphViz
makes nicer drawings.
- Texpoint allows
you to write LaTeX in Powerpoint documents.
- The organized Free Software movement has a very interesting
ideology and has produced amazingly useful things (including GNU
Emacs, gcc, gdb, and bash) through the
GNU Project: gnu.org.
- freshmeat.net is a great
archive of Unix software.
- A very powerful visual interface to several debuggers is Data Display Debugger.
- The Figlet server
is useful to generate nice ASCII banners.
by Wolfgang Glunz, converts Postscript to other (editable) formats.
- I use often Xfig not
only to draw, but also to view figures I generate automatically from
- For scripting graph creation Gnuplot is unsurpassed. An
excellent introduction to Gnuplot is here.
- An international spell-checker by Geoff Kuenning:
is an interactive emacs interface for ispell, by Manuel Serrano.
(in compilers and architecture, my areas).
- A fantastic hyperlinked bibliographic database for computer
science is citeseer.nj.nec.com.
- A great page with upcoming
conferences in compilers, parallel architectures and
high-performance computing, by Jerry Roth.
- Unfortunately you have to be an ACM member to access their
excellent digital library at acm.org/dl.
- If you university subscribes to IEEEXplore, their web site at ieeexplore.ieee.org provides
access to all recent IEEE publications.
- The computer architecture web page is a good
repository of information.
- Who's who in
computer architecture and compilers research.
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