Software other than distrat
When this page is done it will contain links to cause mapping
software other than the freely available distrat.
A listing does not constitute an
Banxia, the successor of Graphics COPE
For the Microsoft Windows environment. Lots of graphical
bells and whistles a tried and proven facilitating tool, there
is banxia a successor of
Graphics COPE. This is a commercial product.
Mauri Laukkanen's CMAP2
Mauri Laukkanen, of the University of Vaasa (Wasa),
has produced softwere, which like distrat is freely
available to the academic community. It is a DOS program that
relies on DBASE or clones. Mauri Laukkanen has a small booklet
describing everything you need to know about using the program.
I will place contact information here when I get his permission.
There are a great deal of packages for dealing with an manipulating
influence diagrams. Since they are formally the same as causal
maps much of that software may be very useful, even if it is
unknown in the circles that are familiar with the tools above.
I will put in links when I get a chance to track them down and
write them up.