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Although not strictly for forensic purposes, visualization tools such as the ones discussed here can be very useful for visualizing large data sets. As forensic practitioners need to process more and more data, it is likely that some of the techniques implemented by these tools will need to be adopted.
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:An independently written review of the DeepSpar Disk Imager written by Mike Montgomery of MJM Data Recovery in the UK is available at: http://www.deepspar.com/mjm-ds-disk-imager.html
=Open Source Visualization Toolkits=
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:The whitepaper "Disk Imaging: A Vital Step in Data Recovery" is available to download from: http://www.deepspar.com/pdf/DeepSparDiskImagingWhitepaper3.pdf.
 
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:The product data sheet can be downloaded from: http://www.deepspar.com/pdf/DeepSparDiskImager.pdf.
; [http://public.kitware.com/VTK/ The Visualization Toolkit]
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: C++ multi-platform with interfaces available for Tcl/Tk, Java and Python. Professional support provided by [http://www.kitware.com/ Kitware].
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; [http://www.graphviz.org/ Graphviz]
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: Originally developed by the [http://public.research.att.com/areas/visualization/ AT&T Information Visualization Gorup], designed for drawing connected graphs of nodes and edges. Neato is a similar system but does layout based on a spring model. Can produce output as PostScript, PNG, GIF, or as an annotated graph file with the locations of all of the objects---ideal for drawing in a GUI. Runs from the command line on Unix, Windows and Mac, although there is also a [http://www.pixelglow.com/graphviz/ MacOS GUI version].
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; [http://www.opendx.org/ OpenDX]
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: Based on IBM's Visualizaiton Data Explorer, runs on Unix/X/Motif.
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; [http://www.ssec.wisc.edu/~billh/visad.html#intro VisAD]
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: A Java component library for interactive and collaborative visualization.
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==Graph Drawing Tools==
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; [http://www.informatik.uni-bremen.de/uDrawGraph/en/uDrawGraph/uDrawGraph.html uDrawGraph]
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=Commercial Tools=
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; [http://www.aisee.com/ aiSee Graph Layout Software]
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: Supports15 layout algorithms, recursive graph nesting, and easy printing. Runs on Windows, Linux, Solaris, NetBSD, and MacOS. 30-day trial and free registered versions available. Academic pricing available.
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; [http://www.tomsawyer.com/ Tom Sawyer Software] Analysis, Visualizaiton, and Layout programs.
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: Heavy support for drawing graphs. Beautiful gallary. ActiveX, Java, C++ and .NET editions.
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; [http://www.geomantics.com/ Geomantics]
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: Geographical, Visualization and Graphics software. Runs on Windows.
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; [http://www.kylebank.com/ Graphis 2D and 3D graphing software]
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: Runs on Windows; Free 30-day evaluation copy available.
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=Other Resources=
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; [http://www.palgrave-journals.com/ivs/index.html Information Visualization Journal]
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;[http://www.msi.umn.edu/user_support/scivis/scivis-list.html Scientific Visualization at the Supercomputing Institute]
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;[http://directory.google.com/Top/Science/Math/Combinatorics/Software/Graph_Drawing/ Google Directory of Graph Drawing Software]
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;[http://rw4.cs.uni-sb.de/~diehl/softvis/seminar/index.php?goto=seminar ACM Symposium on Software Visualization]
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: May give you some ideas.
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; [http://directory.fsf.org/science/visual/ GNU Free Software directory of scientific visualization software]
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Revision as of 14:07, 11 April 2007

DeepSpar Disk Imager

DeepSpardiskimager.jpg,

An independently written review of the DeepSpar Disk Imager written by Mike Montgomery of MJM Data Recovery in the UK is available at: http://www.deepspar.com/mjm-ds-disk-imager.html
The whitepaper "Disk Imaging: A Vital Step in Data Recovery" is available to download from: http://www.deepspar.com/pdf/DeepSparDiskImagingWhitepaper3.pdf.
The product data sheet can be downloaded from: http://www.deepspar.com/pdf/DeepSparDiskImager.pdf.