User agreement

This license for software developed by Prof. Dr. Jürgen Pannek is designed to guarantee freedom to change software for academic use, but restricts commercial use.

Terms and Conditions for Using, Copying, Distribution, and Modification:
The "Program" below refers to source, object and executable code of one or all of YANE or auxiliary libraries and a "work based on the Program" means either the Program or any derivative work under copyright law: that is a work containing the Program or a portion of it, either verbatim or with modifications and/or translated into another
language. The "Author" refers to Prof. Dr. Jürgen Pannek, Faculty of Production Engineering, Universität Bremen, Hochschulring 20, 28359 Bremen, Germany, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  • This license applies to the licensee only if the licensee is a member of a noncommercial and academic institution, e.g., a university. The license expires as soon as the licensee is no longer a member of this  institution.
  • Every publication and presentation for which work based on the Program or its output has been used must contain an appropriate citation and acknowledgement of the Author of the Program.
  • The Licensee must not copy, modify, sublicense, or distribute the Program without the prior permission of the Author.
  • Any attempt otherwise to copy, modify, sublicense, or distribute the Program is void and will automatically terminate the licensee's rights under this License.
  • If the licensee wishes to incorporate parts of the Program into other programs whose distribution conditions are different, ask the Author for permission.


Because the Program is licensed free of charge, there is no warranty for the Program. The copyright holders provide the Program "as is" without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The entire risk as to the quality and performance of the Program is with the licensee.

By downloading the software, the licensee accepts this academic license.