LOcalization COrrection using LD
Registration Form and License Agreement

LOCO-LD is a software package for the geographic localization of individuals based on their genotype information.

The description of the program can be found at:

  1. This software is freely available for academic use only. Users interested in commercial applications should contact Dr. Eran Halperin (Email: heran 'AT' icsi.berkeley.edu).
  2. Fill in the application form below. All fields are mandatory.
  3. Read the license agreement and make sure you agree with the terms of the agreement. If so click the Accept button at the end of the form.
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License Agreement:

The computer software known as LOCO-LD (`The Software') was created and developed in the course of research by Yael Baran, Dr. Bogdan Pasaniuc, and Dr. Eran Halperin (`The Researchers') at Tel-Aviv University ('TAU') and the International Computer Science Institute ('ICSI'). TAU and ICSI encourage the use of LOCO-LD by researchers in academic institutions (`Licensee') for non-commercial research purposes subject to the following terms and conditions: By pressing the `Agreed and Accepted' button, you and your institution agree to be bound by the terms below.

  1. Licensee is hereby granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use LOCO-LD for the sole purpose of performing non-commercial academic research. Such research shall not include research sponsored by a commercial entity.
  2. For the avoidance of doubt it is hereby clarified that the license to use LOCO-LD as aforesaid does not include any obligation or undertaking to supply any accompanying services or improvements.
  3. Licensee agrees not to distribute or transfer LOCO-LD or any portion, copies or derivatives thereof, to another location or to any third party.
  4. Licensee agrees not to make any copies except as necessary for his exercise of this license in his own laboratory. Any copy shall bear an appropriate copyright notice specifying the above-mentioned authors and proprietor.
  5. Licensee agrees not to decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, modify and /or create derivative works of the software.
  6. Licensee acknowledges that LOCO-LD is a research tool, still in the development stage. Hence, it is not presented as error free, accurate, complete, useful, suitable for any specific application or free from any infringement of any rights. The Software is licensed AS IS, entirely at the Licensee's own risk.
  7. Nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to be a warranty or representation by TAU, ICSI or the Researchers, in connection with LOCO-LD and its use, including, without limiting the generality of the aforesaid, as to the accuracy, safety or fitness for any particular use.
  8. The software is provided "as is", without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to the warranties of merchantability, accuracy, fitness for a particular purpose and noninfringement. In no event shall the authors or copyright holders of LOCO-LD (including TAU, ICSI and the researchers) be liable for any claim, damages or other liability, whether in an action of contract, tort or otherwise, arising from, out of or in connection with the software or the use or other dealings in the software.


This web-site is based upon work supported by the National Institutes of Health under award R03-CA162200, the German-Israeli Foundation grant 109433.2/2010, the Israeli Science Foundation grant 04514831, the National Science Foundation grant III-1217615, and the Edmond J. Safra Center for Bioinformatics in Tel-Aviv University. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the funding agencies above.