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This license is free but GPL-incompatible. It was originally found at: http://www.caam.rice.edu/software/ARPACK/RiceBSD.doc but that URL is gone. A copy of the latest available version at archive.org has been preserved here for reference. It has been converted from its original format in Microsoft Office .DOC to plaintext.

License Text

Rice BSD Software License
Permits source and binary redistribution of the software ARPACK and P_ARPACK 
for both non-commercial and commercial use.

Copyright (©) 2001, Rice University
Developed by D.C. Sorensen, R.B. Lehoucq, C. Yang, and K. Maschhoff.
All rights reserved.

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, 
are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:
Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list 
of conditions and the following disclaimer.
Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this 
list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other 
materials provided with the distribution.
If you modify the source for these routines we ask that you change the name of the 
routine and comment the changes made to the original.
Written notification is provided to the developers of  intent to use this software.  
Also, we ask that use of ARPACK is properly cited in any resulting publications or 
software documentation. 
Neither the name of Rice University (RICE) nor the names of its contributors may 
be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific 
prior written permission.

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY RICE AND CONTRIBUTORS "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR 
IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF 
MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT 
SHALL RICE OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, 
EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF 
SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS 
INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, 
STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY 
OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.