In order to run FM, you need to have JDK 1.1.6 and JFC 1.1 with Swing 1.0.3 installed. These can be downloaded from:
JDK1.1.6: http://java.sun.com/products/jdk/1.1/ JFC1.1: http://java.sun.com/products/jfcThis is the minimum software required.
Optionally, FM is also capable of storing the market information into a MySQL database. For that purpose both a MySQL database and the MySQL JDBC driver should be installed. Both packages can be downloaded from the following sites:
MySQL: http://www.tcx.se/download.html MySQL JDBC: http://www.gwe.co.uk/mysql/In order to browse the database contents, you can download and install XMySQL, a freely available Xforms based GUI front end to MySQL, from:
XMySQL: http://web.wt.net/~dblhack/Finally, FM keeps track and stores the evolution of the performance of the agents involved in each tournament in order for these to be analyzed. To obtain a visual representation of the evolution of the tournament, download gnuplot from the GNU web site (http://www.gnu.org/gnu) and follow the instructions in the manual.