Kapteyn Institute Kapteyn Package

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Kapteyn Package

The Kapteyn Package is provided under the following license:

Copyright (c) 2010-2015, Kapteyn Astronomical Institute, University
of Groningen. All rights reserved.

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are
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    * Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
      notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.

    * Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above
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      with the distribution.

    * Neither the name of the Kapteyn Astronomical Institute nor the names
      of its contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived
      from this software without specific prior written permission.

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS
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Please cite the Kapteyn Package

If you have used the Kapteyn Package in the preparation of a publication, please cite. We need these citations to justify time and resources spent on the software.

You may cite it as follows (BibTeX format):

@MANUAL{KapteynPackage,
   organization = "{Kapteyn Astronomical Institute}",
   author       = {{Terlouw}, J.~P. and {Vogelaar}, M.~G.~R.},
   title        = "{Kapteyn Package, version 2.3}",
   year         = 2015,
   month        = mar,
   address      = "Groningen",
   note         = "Available from \url{http://www.astro.rug.nl/software/kapteyn/}"
} 

SciPy modules

To the modules included from the SciPy package, the following license applies:

Copyright (c) 2001, 2002 Enthought, Inc.
All rights reserved.

Copyright (c) 2003-2009 SciPy Developers.
All rights reserved.

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

  a. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice,
     this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
  b. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright
     notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the
     documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
  c. Neither the name of the Enthought nor the names of its contributors
     may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software
     without specific prior written permission.


THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS "AS IS"
AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE
IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE
ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE REGENTS OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR
ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR
SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER
CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT
LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY
OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH
DAMAGE.

WCSLIB

WCSLIB, which is included in the Kapteyn Package’s distribution, is provided under the following license:

WCSLIB 4.24 - an implementation of the FITS WCS standard.
Copyright (C) 1995-2014, Mark Calabretta

WCSLIB is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the
terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free
Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option)
any later version.

WCSLIB is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY
WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU Lesser General Public License for
more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License
along with WCSLIB.  If not, see http://www.gnu.org/licenses.

Direct correspondence concerning WCSLIB to mark@calabretta.id.au

Author: Mark Calabretta, Australia Telescope National Facility, CSIRO.
http://www.atnf.csiro.au/people/Mark.Calabretta

MPFIT

MPFIT’s implementation in C, of which a modified version is included, is provided under the following license:

MPFIT: A MINPACK-1 Least Squares Fitting Library in C

Original public domain version by B. Garbow, K. Hillstrom, J. More'
  (Argonne National Laboratory, MINPACK project, March 1980)
  Copyright (1999) University of Chicago
    (see below)

Tranlation to C Language by S. Moshier (moshier.net)
  (no restrictions placed on distribution)

Enhancements and packaging by C. Markwardt
  (comparable to IDL fitting routine MPFIT
   see http://cow.physics.wisc.edu/~craigm/idl/idl.html)
  Copyright (C) 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007 Craig B. Markwardt

  This software is provided as is without any warranty whatsoever.
  Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute modified or
  unmodified copies is granted, provided this copyright and disclaimer
  are included unchanged.


Source code derived from MINPACK must have the following disclaimer
text provided.

===========================================================================
Minpack Copyright Notice (1999) University of Chicago.  All rights reserved

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1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above
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   "This product includes software developed by the
   University of Chicago, as Operator of Argonne National
   Laboratory.

Alternately, this acknowledgment may appear in the software
itself, if and wherever such third-party acknowledgments
normally appear.

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Please cite the Kapteyn Package if you use it in the preparation of a publication. These citations help us to justify the resources spent on this software.