The software of the BMS lab

The BMS lab has a wide range of software packages available for researchers and students. They serve varying purposes, ranging from qualitative analysis to group analysis and from motion tracking to sensor monitoring. All the available software packages are listed and described on this page.

BMS lab apps and software

The BMS lab has its own development team. It uses the team to solve technical challenges that arise during research and to develop software for research projects.

Audio Playground

Purpose: Analyse audio files with multiple speakers easily online.

Use on: Website

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Career Compass

Purpose: Measuring and matching the competences, interests and ambitions of technical personell.

Use on: Website

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Sociometry

Purpose: Analysis of group and social interactions

Use on: App

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The Incredible Intervention Machine (TIIM)

Purpose: Longitudinal studies involving participants, conditions and interventions.

Use on: Website/App

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Databases available to BMS researchers

There is a wide range of databases available to researchers working at or with the BMS faculty. A full list can be found at the website of LISA. Here, the BMS lab provides an overview of some of the most used databases by researchers that work with the lab. The databases here consist primarily of already existing datasets.

4Tu Centre for Research Data

Purpose: Contains datasets from the cooperation of the 4 Dutch technical universities.

Use on: Website

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CBS (Centraal Bureau voor Statistiek)

Purpose: The Dutch National agency for data and statistics collects dataset about the Netherlands.

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Centerdata

Purpose: Hosts many datasets collected by researchers. Amongst them is the LIS panel.

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DANS – EASY

Purpose: Collects datasets (open access) of many social sciences and humanities based research.

Use on: Website

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ODISSEI (Social and economic data)

Purpose: Collection of open data from studies, e.g. longitudinal and new forms of research

Use on: Website

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Overheid.nl (dataplatform)

Purpose: Contains open datasets collected throughout the Netherlands by government agencies, e.g. infrastructure.

Use on: Website

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Software available for research

The list is presented alphabetically and is colour coded for your convenience. The green background represents software with either a healthcare or social focus, blue backgrounds for statistical and modelling applications, red for (physiological) sensor related software and grey for the rest (other).

Amberscript

Purpose: Transcription of audio and video files for research.

Use on: Website/cloud

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Atlas TI

Purpose: Data analysis and exploration software (qualitative)

Use on: Download to local machine

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Data Ethica

Purpose: Use Smart devices in human behaviour research through experience sampling/ecological momentary assessment

Use on: App/Online

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Brain vision analyzer

Purpose: Analyze a variety of neurophysiological data from various sensors

Use on: Lab machine

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Dante Virtual Soundcard

Purpose: Turns your computer into a Dante-powered workstation, seamlessly integrating your PC or Mac with Dante audio devices

Use on: Lab machine

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Camtasia

Purpose: All-in-one screen recorder and video editor.

Use on: Download on local machine/lab machine

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Evernote

Purpose: Capture and prioritize ideas, projects. and to-do lists

Use on: Website/cloud

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IBM Watson

Purpose: Neural network for data analysis, data exploration, and Q&A.

Use on: Cloud

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IMotions

Purpose: Capture and process (bio) sensor data and combine measurements.

Use on: Download on local machine/borrow lab machine

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Mural

Purpose: Online and cooperative brainstorming and collaboration environment

Use on: Cloud

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Nvivo

Purpose: Qualitative data and miced methods data analysis software.

Use on: Download on local machine/lab machine

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Oxysoft Dongle

Purpose: Connext the infrared EEG set to the analytics software.

Use on: Download on local machine

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E-Prime Dongle

Purpose: Setup external devices to work with E-Prime analytics.

Use on: Cloud

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Presentation dongle (EEG)

Purpose: Accessory for the EEG setup in the lab.

Use on: Download on local machine/lab machine

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Qualtrics

Purpose: Advanced suite of research tools mainly aimed at using surveys.

Use on: Cloud, web and app based

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Reducept

Purpose: Monitor and manage chronic pain of patients through an app.

Use on: Smartphone app

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Smart PLS

Purpose: software with graphical user interface for variance-based structural equation modeling (SEM)

Use on: Download on local machine

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IBM SPSS

Purpose: Statistical analysis (mostly quantitative) with an interface.

Use on: Download on local machine/lab machine

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Stat/Transfer

Purpose: Helps manage and migrate datasets betwen sources and tables.

Use on: Download on local machine

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Stata

Purpose: General purpose statistical data analysis software package.

Use on: Download on local machine

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Tobii Pro lab

Purpose: Research platform for behavioral studies using Tobii pro eye trackers

Use on: Download on local machine/lab machine

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Want to learn more?

Most of our software packages can be booked through our normal booking procedure. If you would like to learn more about some of the software or their use, then the BMS lab can help you. The Info Hub contains articles on the various packages, their uses, protocols, troubleshooting and frequently asked questions. In the overview above most of the online available knowledge has been linked to the software. If you do have a question that is not answered or would like to learn more about whether the software fits with your study or how you could use it in a responsible way, then please contact the lab.