Specialist and Teaching Software

Below is the list of specialist and teaching software currently used at LSE along with availability, support and training details.

Browse software type by category: Accessibility, Specialist and teaching software, Standard apps, Utilities.

Application

Availability

Support
(see key
below)

Training

Decision Tools 6.3 incl. @Risk

Excel based risk analysis software

More information

On LSE PCs
- On build*

Personal licence
- Website

Supported

Self-study:
- Online Materials

Aimms 4

Optimisation software for mathematical programming

More information

On LSE PCs
- On build*

Personal licence
- Downloads

Supported

Self-study:
- Online materials

Ampl

A modelling language for mathematical programming
More information

On LSE PCs
- On build*

Personal licence
- Website

Supported

Self-study:
- Online materials

ArcGIS 10.2.1

Optimisation software for mathematical programming

More information

 On LSE PCs
- On build*

Personal licence
- Contact IMT**

Supported

Self-study:
- Online materials

Automap 3.0.10.18

Text mining tool for data extraction

More information

 On LSE PCs
- On build*

Personal licence
- Website (free)

Supported

Self-study:
- Online materials

Bloodshed Dev C++ ver 4.9.9.2

Integrated Development Environment for C++

More information

On LSE PCs
- On build*

Personal licence
- Website (free)

Provided

 Self-study:
- Online materials

Decision Explorer 3.3.0

Decision analysis and formulation software

More information

On LSE PCs
- On build*

Personal licence
- Website

Supported

Self-study:
- Online materials

Equity 3.4.0.6

Multi-criteria decision analysis tool.

More information

On LSE PCs
- On build*

Personal licence
- Website

Supported

Self-study:
- Online materials

Eviews 8

Statistical forecasting and modelling software

More information

On LSE PCs
- On build*

Personal licence
- Contact IMT**

Supported

 Self-study:
- Online materials

- Materials on build

Fortran G95

Programming software

More information

 On LSE PCs
- On build*

Personal licence
- Website (free)

Provided

Self-study:
- Online materials 

Gauss 9.0.1

Complex data analysis

More information

On LSE PCs
- On build*

Personal licence
Contact IMT**

Supported

Self-study:
- Online materials 

GeoDA 1.4.1

Spatial Data Analysis

More information

On LSE PCs
- On build*

Personal licence
-Website (free)

Supported

 Self-study:
- Online materials

Google Earth 6.0.1.2032

Visual geographic software

More information

On LSE PCs
- On build*

Personal licence
- Website (free)

Provided

Self-study:
- Online Materials

Hiview 3.2.0.4

Decision modelling tool

More information

On LSE PCs
- On build*

Personal licence
- website

Supported

Self-study:
- Online materials

Interactive Bookeeping Tutor

Accounting & business tuition center

 

On LSE PCs
- on build*

 

Supported


JDK 6 r 13

Java Development Kit

More information

 On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal licence
- Website (free)

Supported

 Self-study:
- Online materials

Lindo 6.1

Linear & non-linear modelling software

More information

On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal licence
- Website

Provided

Self-study:
- Online materials

Lisrel 8.5

Empirical assessment of social science research.  

More information

On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal licence
- Website

Supported 

Self-study:
- Online materials

Macbeth 2

Categorical based evaluation software

More information

On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal licence
- website

Supported

Self-study:
- Online materials

Maple 17

Mathematical modelling software

More information

 On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal licence
Contact IMT**

Provided

Self-study
- Online materials

Matlab 2014a and 2015a

Numerical computing language

On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal licence
Contact IMT**

Recommended

Self-study:
- Online materials

Microfit 4.1

Econometric analysis of time series data

 

On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal licence
- website

Supported

Self-study:
- On build

MiniGW (Gnu)

Minimalist development environment for Windows

More information

On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal licence
- Website (free)

Provided

Self-study:
- Online materials 

Minitab 17

Quality improvement statistical software

More information

On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal licence
- Website 

Supported

Self-study:
- Online materials

MLwiN 2.2

Software package for fitting multilevel models

More information

On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal licence
- Website (free)

Supported

Self-study:
- Online materials

 

MPCODE 1.2
Linear Programming Modelling Software

On LSE PCs
- On build*

Personal licence
- licensed to LSE staff/students

Supported

Self-study:
- On build

MPlus 6 and 7.2

Flexible analysis statistical modelling software

More information

On LSE PCs
- On build*

Personal licence
- Website

Supported

Self-study:
- Online materials

Netbeans 6.9

Java development environment

More information

 On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal licence
- Website

Provided

Self-study:
- Online materials

NetLogo 5.0.3

Programmable modelling environment

More information

On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal licence
- Website

Supported

Self-study:
- Online materials

Nvivo 10

Document analysis tool

More information

On LSE PCs
- on build 

Personal licence
Contact IMT**

Recommended

Self-study:
- Online materials

Oxmetrics 6.1 and 7

Econometric analysis of time series software

More information

On LSE PCs
- On build*

Personal licence
Contact IMT**

Supported

Self study:
- Online materials 

Pajek 3.06

Large network analysis and visulaisation software

More information

 On LSE PCs
- On build*

Personal licence
- Website (free)

Supported

 Self study:
- Online materials

QDA Miner 4.1.23

Qualitative Data Analysis Software

More information

On LSE PCs
- On build*

 

 

R 3.01 and 3.2

Language and environment for statistical computing

More information

On LSE PCs
- On build

Personal licence
Website (free)

Supported 

Self-study:
- Online materials

R Studio 0.99 with R 3.2.3

Language and environment for statistical computing

More information

On LSE PCs
- On build

Personal licence
Website (free)

Supported 

Self-study:
Online materials

 

SAS 9.2 (6 CDs)

Data mining, statistical analysis

On LSE PCs
- On build

Personal licence
Contact IMT**

Supported

 

 

Scientific WorkPlace 5.50

Mathematical, scientific and technical publishing software


 

 On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal licence
Contact IMT**

Supported

Self-study:
- Online materials

Sketchup Pro 2016

3D Modeling software

More information 

 On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal licence
- Website

Supported

Self-study:
- Online materials

Simul8 2014

Multi-role operational simulation software

More information

On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal licence
- Website

Supported

Self-study:
- Online materials

SPAD 8.2

Data mining and a data mining and predictive analytics software

More information

On LSE PCs
- on build*

 

 

Spectrum 5.32 and 5.07

AIDS policy model suite

More information

On LSE PCs
- On build*

Personal licence
- Website (free)

Supported

Self-study:
- Online materials

SPSS 21

Statistical analysis software

On LSE PCs
- On build*

Personal licence
Contact IMT**

Supported 

Self-study:
Online materials 

Stata SE 

Integrated statistical package for data analysis

More information

On LSE PCs
- On build*

Personal licence
Contact IMT**

Supported 

Self-study:
- Online materials


Stella 8.1.1

System dynamics software

More information

On LSE PCs
- On build*

Personal licence
- Website

Supported

Self-study:
- Online materials

TreeAge Pro 2014

Decision analysis application

More information

 On LSE PCs
- On build*

Personal licence
- Website

Supported

 

UCINET 6.288

Social network data analysis package

More information

 On LSE PCs
- On build*

Personal licence
- Website

Supported

 Self-study:
- Online materials

VectorWorks 2013 sp2

3D Modeling software

More information

 On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal licence
- Website

Supported

Self-study:
- Online materials 

Voteview 3.0.3

US Congressional voting record software

On LSE PCs
- On build*

Personal licence
- Website

Supported

 

Winbugs 14

Bayesian analysis of complex statistical models

More information 

On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal licence
- Website

Supported 

Self-study:
- Online materials
 

WinRATS 8.30

Econometric time series analysis application

More information

On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal licence
- Website

Supported

Self-study:
- Online materials


WEKA 3.6.10

Data Mining Software in Java

On LSE PCs
- on build*

 

 

Support Level

Description

Recommended

In-depth knowledge of the software is available to provide a high level of technical support. In addition, online guides, FAQs and training courses are offered for some applications.

Supported

The majority of centrally-provided software falls into this category. Technical support is provided by Information Management and Technology, although the level of support varies according to staff expertise.

Provided

Software in this category is centrally-provided without technical support from Information Management and Technology. In cases where supplier-support is available, support calls will be promptly referred on behalf of the end-user.

* Applications on LSE Desktop maybe on the Core Build or Virtualised.

** To order a personal licence, please contact the relevant service/help desk:

For Stata SE, staff and PhD students can download a free home user licence. 

Need to use ARCGIS software outside the UK and Ireland? Please note that ESRI require you to fill in a special form. Please contact the Service desk for more information.

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