The iKor reusable component library
The iKor library provides, among other things, a customizable collection framework, support for the execution of parallel algorithms, mathematical routines, and and application generator that can be used to build graphical user interfaces.
The iKor library is distributed under the Simplified BSD License below:
Copyright (c) 2015, Fernando Berzal (email@example.com). All rights reserved.
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For instance, the NOESIS framework for network data mining is an open-source project that relies on the iKor library of reusable components and this library is also used by other closed-source (or proprietary) software projects.