OpenSesame

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OpenSesame 2.8.2 (2014/06/11)

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Developed by: Sebastiaan Mathôt, Daniel Schreij, Lotje van der Linden, Edwin Dalmaijer,
License: GPL / GNU General Public License
Web page : Tool homepage
Tool type : Application software

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The last edition of this page was on: 2014/06/25

The Completion level of this page is : Low


SHORT DESCRIPTION

OpenSesame is a graphical, open-source experiment builder for the social sciences. It sports a modern and intuitive user interface that allows you to build complex experiments with a minimum of effort. With OpenSesame you can create a wide range of experiments. The plug-in framework and Python scripting allow you to incorporate external devices, such as eye trackers, response boxes, and parallel port devices, into your experiment.

OpenSesame is freely available under the General Public Licence.


TOOL CHARACTERISTICS

Usability

Authors of this page consider that this tool is rather easy to use.

Tool orientation

This tool is specially designed for learning sciences analysis.

Data mining type

This tool is made for Data gathering.

Manipulation type

This tool is designed for Data extraction.

IMPORT FORMAT :

EXPORT FORMAT :


Tool objective(s) in the field of Learning Sciences

Analysis & Visualisation of data
Predicting student performance
Student modelling
Social Network Analysis (SNA)
Constructing courseware

Providing feedback for supporting instructors:
Recommendations for students
Grouping students:
Developing concept maps:
Planning/scheduling/monitoring
Experimentation/observation

Tool can perform:

  • Data extraction of type: Structured database extractor
  • Transformation of type:
  • Data analysis of type:
  • Data visualisation of type: (These visualisations can be updated in "real time" )



ABOUT USERS

Tool is suitable for:

Students/Learners/Consumers
Teachers/Tutors/Managers
Researchers
Developers/Designers
Organisations/Institutions/Firms
Others

Required skills:

STATISTICS: N/A

PROGRAMMING: Medium

SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION: N/A

DATA MINING MODELS: N/A



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Tool version : OpenSesame 2.8.2 2014/06/11
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Developed by : Sebastiaan Mathôt, Daniel Schreij, Lotje van der Linden, Edwin Dalmaijer,
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Tool Web page : http://osdoc.cogsci.nl/
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Tool type : Application software
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License:GPL / GNU General Public License

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1 SHORT DESCRIPTION


OpenSesame is a graphical, open-source experiment builder for the social sciences. It sports a modern and intuitive user interface that allows you to build complex experiments with a minimum of effort. With OpenSesame you can create a wide range of experiments. The plug-in framework and Python scripting allow you to incorporate external devices, such as eye trackers, response boxes, and parallel port devices, into your experiment.

OpenSesame is freely available under the General Public Licence.

2 TOOL CHARACTERISTICS


Tool orientation Data mining type Usability
This tool is specially designed for learning sciences analysis. This tool is designed for Data gathering. Authors of this page consider that this tool is rather easy to use.
Data import format Data export format
. .


Tool objective(s) in the field of Learning Sciences

☐ Analysis & Visualisation of data
☐ Predicting student performance
☐ Student modelling
☐ Social Network Analysis (SNA)
☐ Constructing courseware

☐ Providing feedback for supporting instructors:
☐ Recommendations for students
☐ Grouping students:
☐ Developing concept maps:
☐ Planning/scheduling/monitoring
Experimentation/observation


Can perform data extraction of type:
Structured database extractor


Can perform data transformation of type:

Can perform data analysis of type:

Can perform data visualisation of type:
(These visualisations can be updated in "real time" )


3 ABOUT USER


Tool is suitable for:
Students/Learners/Consumers:☐ Teachers/Tutors/Managers:☐ Researchers:☑ Organisations/Institutions/Firms:☐ Others:☐
Required skills:
Statistics: Programming: MEDIUM System administration: Data mining models:

4 OTHER TOOL INFORMATION


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OpenSesame
GPL / GNU General Public License
Free&Open source
Sebastiaan Mathôt, Daniel Schreij, Lotje van der Linden, Edwin Dalmaijer,
2014/06/11
2.8.2
http://osdoc.cogsci.nl/
OpenSesame is a graphical, open-source experiment builder for the social sciences. It sports a modern and intuitive user interface that allows you to build complex experiments with a minimum of effort. With OpenSesame you can create a wide range of experiments. The plug-in framework and Python scripting allow you to incorporate external devices, such as eye trackers, response boxes, and parallel port devices, into your experiment.

OpenSesame is freely available under the General Public Licence.

Learning Sciences analysis
Experimentation/observation
Researchers
N/A
Medium
N/A
N/A
Application software
Structured database extractor
Data gathering
Data extraction
rather easy to use
Low

This is not really a data analysis and mining tools. However, there are provisions for extracting data after producing them.

Mathôt, S., Schreij, D., & Theeuwes, J. (2012). OpenSesame: An open-source, graphical experiment builder for the social sciences. Behavior Research Methods, 44(2), 314-324. doi:10.3758/s13428-011-0168-7
Facts about "OpenSesame"
Analysis orientationLearning Sciences analysis +
Data analysis objectiveExperimentation/observation +
Data manipulation typeData extraction +
Data tool typeApplication software +
End user typeResearchers +
Extraction typeStructured database extractor +
Free software licenseGPL / GNU General Public License +
Has completion levelLow +
Has descriptionOpenSesame is a graphical, open-source exp
OpenSesame is a graphical, open-source experiment builder for the social sciences. It sports a modern and intuitive user interface that allows you to build complex experiments with a minimum of effort. With OpenSesame you can create a wide range of experiments. The plug-in framework and Python scripting allow you to incorporate external devices, such as eye trackers, response boxes, and parallel port devices, into your experiment. OpenSesame is freely available under the General Public Licence.
vailable under the General Public Licence. +
Has interface usabilityrather easy to use +
Has last revision number2.8.2 +
Has nameOpenSesame +
Has websitehttp://osdoc.cogsci.nl/ +
Is developed bySebastiaan Mathôt, Daniel Schreij, Lotje van der Linden, Edwin Dalmaijer, +
Last editionJune 25, 2014 +
License typeFree&Open source +
Mining tool typeData gathering +
User data mining models levelN/A +
User programming levelMedium +
User statistics levelN/A +
User system engineering levelN/A +
Was last released onJune 11, 2014 +