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THIS LEGAL DOCUMENT IS AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU ("THE
LICENSEE") AND ROYAL HOLLOWAY AND BEDFORD NEW COLLEGE ("ROYAL
HOLLOWAY") OF EGHAM, SURREY TW20 0EX, UNITED KINGDOM AND AT&T
LABORATORIES - RESEARCH ("AT&T") OF 100 SCHULZ DRIVE, RED BANK, NJ
07701-7033, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. BY COMPLETING THE
REGISTRATION FORM AND CLICKING THE 'ACCEPT' ICON, YOU ARE
AGREEING TO BECOME BOUND BY THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT.
ACCESS TO THE SOFTWARE IS ONLY ACTIVATED BY SUCH ACCEPTANCE.
Royal Holloway and AT&T own the copyright in the computer program(s) "SVM" and
associated source code and user documentation contained on the Royal Holloway website
"http:\\svm.cs.rhul.ac.uk", which program(s) and documentation are hereinafter called "the
SVM Software". In order to preserve and protect their rights under applicable laws, Royal
Holloway and AT&T do not sell any rights in the SVM Software but grant licences for the use of
the SVM Software in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
The Licensee wishes to be granted a licence by Royal Holloway and AT&T to use the SVM
1 GRANT OF LICENCE
Subject to the terms of this Agreement, Royal Holloway and AT&T hereby grant to the Licensee
a royalty-free, non-exclusive, perpetual licence to use the SVM Software. The Licensee shall be
responsible for installing the SVM Software. In consideration of the rights granted hereunder by
Royal Holloway and AT&T to the Licensee in respect of the SVM Software, the Licensee shall:
1.1 make reference to Royal Holloway and AT&T in any work published using results produced
using the SVM Software and include reference to the Royal Holloway Technical Report "Support
Vector Machine - Reference Manual" CSD-TR-98-03 by C Saunders, M O Stitson, J Weston,
L.Bottou, B.Schölkopf and A.Smola, published by Royal Holloway 1998 in the bibliography of
1.2 provide Royal Holloway and AT&T with a copy of any work published using results
produced using the SVM Software;
1.3 provide to Royal Holloway and AT&T comments on the accuracy, performance and fitness
for use of the SVM Software.
2 PERMITTED USE OF THE SVM SOFTWARE
2.1 The SVM Software is strictly for NON-COMMERCIAL USE ONLY and may only be used
for research, evaluation or teaching purposes.
2.2 The licence permits employees of the Licensee to use the SVM Software only on one (1)
computer. If such computer is part of a network of computers, then while the SVM Software is
being accessed on such computer, the SVM Software shall not be copied to, or used on, any other
computer on such network, nor shall the SVM Software be accessed for use through any other
computer on such network.
3 OBLIGATIONS OF THE LICENSEE
The Licensee hereby undertakes that it will not:
3.1 make any use of the SVM Software other than as permitted under Clause 2 of this
3.2 make any copies of the SVM Software other than as required for the purposes of the
permitted use under Clause 2 of this Agreement; or
3.3 cause, directly or indirectly, the transfer of the SVM Software to any third party, or the
acquisition of the SVM Software by any third party; or
3.4 modify the SVM Software without the prior written consent of both Royal Holloway and
Neither Royal Holloway nor AT&T give any warranty and make no representation about the
performance or characteristics of the SVM Software.
5 LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
The Licensee shall assume full responsibility for any use by the Licensee or by any third party
(including any employee of the Licensee) of the SVM Software and/or any other information
provided under this Agreement and shall indemnify and hold harmless Royal Holloway and
AT&T against any claims which may be brought against either Royal Holloway or AT&T arising
out of the said use of the SVM Software and/or such other information.
6 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
All intellectual property rights in the SVM Software remain the property of Royal Holloway and
AT&T. At no time shall any property rights in the SVM Software or any part thereof be vested
in the Licensee. Royal Holloway and AT&T make no warranty or representation that the use of
the SVM Software and/or any information provided by Royal Holloway or AT&T to the
Licensee under the terms of this Agreement does not infringe the rights of any third party.
The Licensee shall take all reasonable precautions to ensure that the SVM Software is treated as
Royal Holloway and AT&T may terminate this Agreement at any time if the Licensee fails to
comply with any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
The Licensee shall not assign or transfer any rights, duties or obligations under this Agreement.
10 APPLICABLE LAW
This Agreement shall be construed in accordance with the laws of England and subject to the sole jurisdiction of the Courts of England.