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By downloading this software, you agree to the usage restrictions at the bottom of this page. To run Ingeneue you need Java version 1.4 or higher. Look for the the latest Java Standard Edition (J2SE) and download and install either the JDK (Java Developers Kit) or JRE (Java Runtime System). The JRE is smaller and all that is needed if you just want to run Ingeneue.


The files are .zip files and will need to be unzipped.

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Version information & changelog can be found here.

Usage Restrictions:

By downloading this software, you agree to abide by the following terms & restrictions. The following copyright notices and restrictions are intended to make sure that Ingeneue and the ideas embedded within it will remain freely available to the scientific community. All references to "us" and "we" refer to Ingeneue's authors.

Ingeneue is Copyright (C) 2000,2007,2008 by George von Dassow, Eli Meir, Edwin Munro, William Sunderland, Kerry Kim, and Garrett Odell.

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

This program 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 General Public License for more details.

You receive a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program in the file COPYING.txt. If not, see

Permission is granted for use by private individuals and by individuals and groups at all non-profit institutions, as long as those using the software or examining the code do not intend to make a profit from its use, and subject to all other conditions given on the website

What this says, in a nutshell, is that anyone can do anything they want with either the program or the code as long as they don't restrict anyone else from doing the same. In addition, you must cite one of the following papers by the above authors in any published work which makes use of Ingeneue:

von Dassow, G., E. Meir, E. Munro, G. M. Odell. 2000. The segment polarity network is a robust developmental module. Nature 406: 188 - 92.


Meir, E., G. von Dassow, E. Munro, G. M. Odell. 2002. Ingeneue: a versatile tool for reconstituting genetic networks, with examples from the Segment Polarity Network. J. Experimental Zoology 294: 216-251.