Recurrence Plots and Cross Recurrence Plots

Software/ Programmes

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Available software for the creation and application of RPs and their quantitative analysis facilitates the spread of their application (no claim to completeness):

  1. PyRQA
    last updateversoin
    by Tobias Rawald
    Python package to perform recurrence quantification analysis (RQA) and to create recurrence plots in a massively parallel manner using the OpenCL framework.

  2. RR APET HRV analysis software
    last commit
    by Meghan McConnell
    Package with Python functions to study heart rate variability, including RP and RQA.

  3. pyunicorn
    last commitversion
    by Jonathan Donges et al.
    UNIfied COmplex Network and Recurrence aNalysis toolbox: a fully object-oriented Python package for the advanced analysis and modeling of complex networks and performing recurrence analysis, including recurrence networks.

  4. RECLAC Python
    by Tobias Braun
    The RECLAC Python package provides functions to compute recurrence lacunarity. It also offers a basic implementation of traditional recurrence quantification measures and computation of box-counting dimensions.

  5. rqaGUI
    last update 2015
    by Stefan Schinkel
    A Python frontend for the Commandline Recurrence Plots software.
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  6. Bios Analyzer
    last update 2008
    by Lazar Kovacevic
    Python based nonlinear data analysis software, allows the creation of RPs and isometric RPs, graphical user interface.

  7. RqaMatlab by BARLab
    Simple MATLAB and Python functions to create RPs and perform RQA.

A comparison between some of the older software can be found in:

Recurrence Plots Online

Try out online, what recurrence plots are:
Recurrence Plots Online

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