ANNOUNCEMENT: Prophet Software Release 4.3 (repost)

Carl Foeller cfoeller at bbn.com
Wed Jan 17 08:32:01 EST 1996


The National Institutes of Health and BBN Systems and Technologies
announce the availability of The Prophet Software System via Anonymous
FTP and its World Wide Web (WWW) and Gopher servers.


What is Prophet?

The Prophet System is a comprehensive UNIX-based software package that
makes entering, analyzing, and visualizing your data quick and easy.
Prophet provides tools for Data Analysis, Graphing, Statistics,
Mathematical Modeling, and Sequence Analysis.  All these tools
are available through a point-and-click graphical user interface.

Prophet is sponsored by the National Center for Research Resources at
the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  The NIH sponsors the
continuing improvement of the Prophet System as part of its effort to
promote advancement in the life sciences, in research, and in the
application of biotechnology.


What Hardware Does Prophet Require?

Prophet is available for SUN 4/SPARC workstations running SunOS and
Solaris, DEC/RISC workstations running Ultrix, the family of DEC Alpha
workstations running Digital UNIX (OSF/1), and Silicon Graphics
workstations including the Indigo series running IRIX.  


Here's how you can get Prophet!

The software can be obtained via anonymous FTP.

  *   To access Prophet via anonymous FTP, type:         
        
             ftp www-prophet.bbn.com

             Login as user "anonymous"
             Use your email address as the password

	International guests should contact the Prophet Hotline
	at (617) 873-2669 or send electronic mail to 
	prophet-info at bbn.com.


Information about Prophet is available through its WWW and Gopher
servers.

  *  The URL for the Prophet WWW server Home Page is:

            http://www-prophet.bbn.com/

  *  The Gopher Server can be accessed at the address below. The Gopher
     Server can also be reached through the Prophet WWW server Home
     Page.

             gopher www-prophet.bbn.com

            
If you need additional information or have questions regarding Prophet,
call us on the Prophet Hotline (617) 873-2669 or send electronic mail to
prophet-info at bbn.com.

The Prophet Group
BBN Systems and Technologies
10 Moulton Street
M/S 6/4C
Cambridge, MA 02138




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