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Development from the higher education and research community
  • Creation or important update: 12/12/09
  • Minor correction: 12/12/09

OpenKN : framework for modelisation, computer graphics and simulation

This software was developed (or is under development) within the higher education and research community. Its stability can vary (see fields below) and its working state is not guaranteed.
  • Web site
  • System: UNIX-like, Windows
  • Current version: 1.2 - july 2009
  • License(s): GPL
  • Status: stable release
  • Support: maintained, ongoing development
  • Designer(s): A. Herubel, V. Biri, V. Nozick, F. de Sorbier, F. Boutarel, B. Raynal, A. Giroud
  • Contact designer(s): biri @
  • Laboratory, service: LIGM


General software features

OpenKrakeN is a C++ framework for research and teaching purposes. It is implemented by the internal team MISS (Modelisation, Computer Graphics & Simulation) of the research team A3SI at the Laboratoire d'informatique Gaspard-Monge.

This library offers a collection of tools and methods for computer graphics, mathematics, computer vision and augmented and virtual realities.

Context in which the software is used

Used for research and developpement in our research team (for example in the Terra Numerica project). Also as a pedagogic tool in the engeneering school IMAC.