Copyright Notice and License Agreement for QMG
QMG is Copyright (c) 1996 Cornell University.
This software was developed by Stephen A. Vavasis.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Parts of the software
incorporate Tcl/Tk. The copyright for Tcl/Tk
is shown below.
The algorithms incorporated in the software were developed primarily
by Vavasis, except: The quadtree/octree mesh generator is based on an
algorithm developed by Scott A. Mitchell and Vavasis. The 2D Delaunay
mesh generator is based on algorithms developed by Paul Chew, Jim Ruppert,
Maria-Cecilia Rivara, and William Mitchell.
For more information contact the author directly.
QMG running under Windows uses the random-number generator ranlib
available from netlib (but this is
shipped with QMG, so you don't need to separately install it).
Ranlib is written by Barry Brown and James Lovato but does not
appear to be copyrighted.
License terms and conditions
The "Software", below, refers to the QMG system, developed by
the S. Vavasis (in either source-code, object-code or executable-code
form), and related documentation, and a "work based on the Software" means
a work based on either the Software, on part of the Software, or on any
derivative work of the Software under copyright law: that is, a work
containing all or a portion of the QMG System, either verbatim or
with modifications. Each licensee is addressed as "you" or "Licensee."
Cornell University as the parent organization of the QMG Project
holds copyrights in the Software. The copyright holder reserves all
rights except those expressly granted to licensees, and U.S. Government
Permission is hereby granted to use, copy, modify, and to redistribute
to others. If you distribute a copy or copies of the Software, or you
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of such work, you must meet the following conditions:
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Portions of the Software resulted from work developed under a U.S.
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software to reproduce, prepare derivative works, and perform publicly
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Tcl/Tk copyright and license agreement
QMG incorporates Tcl/Tk. Note: parts of Tcl/Tk have been modified
for use with Matlab. See the Tcl/Tk source code shipped with
QMG for indications of the modifications.
Following is the license agreement for
This software is copyrighted by the Regents of the University of
California, Sun Microsystems, Inc., and other parties. The following
terms apply to all files associated with the software unless explicitly
disclaimed in individual files.
The authors hereby grant permission to use, copy, modify, distribute,
and license this software and its documentation for any purpose, provided
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Modifications to this software may be copyrighted by their authors
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