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Using Software Distributions to Understand the Relationship among Free and Open Source Software Projects

Daniel M. German
2007 Fourth International Workshop on Mining Software Repositories (MSR'07:ICSE Workshops 2007)  
This graph can be used as a proxy to measure success of small, slowly evolving free and open source software.  ...  Software distributions specify the dependencies needed to build and to run a given software application.  ...  Acknowledgments The author would like to thank the reviewers for their valuable comments. This work has been supported by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada.  ... 
doi:10.1109/msr.2007.32 dblp:conf/msr/German07 fatcat:4ouku72qzfgobghesemje2idxa

International Organization for Standardization [chapter]

2015 Encyclopedia of Astrobiology  
The set of open source characteristics we found can be used as a tick-list both for analysing and for setting up open source projects.  ...  The term "open source" is widely applied to describe some software development methodologies.  ...  We would also like to thank our colleagues from the DIRC project involved in the Open Source activity for various fruitful discussions contributing towards this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-662-44185-5_100574 fatcat:gp5deb7gjja7hpgfpjfmoywyia

International Organization for Standardization [chapter]

Martin H. Weik
2000 Computer Science and Communications Dictionary  
The set of open source characteristics we found can be used as a tick-list both for analysing and for setting up open source projects.  ...  The term "open source" is widely applied to describe some software development methodologies.  ...  We would also like to thank our colleagues from the DIRC project involved in the Open Source activity for various fruitful discussions contributing towards this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1007/1-4020-0613-6_9443 fatcat:kyo5ogsrkndrxmbv5oxkrt4pfy

AN INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR STANDARDIZATION

1926 Science  
The set of open source characteristics we found can be used as a tick-list both for analysing and for setting up open source projects.  ...  The term "open source" is widely applied to describe some software development methodologies.  ...  We would also like to thank our colleagues from the DIRC project involved in the Open Source activity for various fruitful discussions contributing towards this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1126/science.63.1639.539 fatcat:vzilxrxzjfbhhbd7524iyl2ezq

International Organization for Standardization

1985 Australian dental journal  
The set of open source characteristics we found can be used as a tick-list both for analysing and for setting up open source projects.  ...  The term "open source" is widely applied to describe some software development methodologies.  ...  We would also like to thank our colleagues from the DIRC project involved in the Open Source activity for various fruitful discussions contributing towards this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1834-7819.1985.tb05358.x fatcat:nj56wv5sinea3dy3toilpag3si

The many meanings of open source

C. Gacek, B. Arief
2004 IEEE Software  
The set of open source characteristics we found can be used as a tick-list both for analysing and for setting up open source projects.  ...  The term Open Source is widely applied to describe some software development methodologies.  ...  We would like to thank the volunteers that spent their time while sharing their experiences with us, as well as our colleagues from the DIRC project involved in the Open Source activity for various fruitful  ... 
doi:10.1109/ms.2004.1259206 fatcat:wapmfhibjndullx6ijlq5zmgi4

Software Ecosystem: Features, Benefits and Challenges

J. V., D.O. Alao, S.O. Okolie, O. Awodele
2013 International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications  
It is an approach through which many variables can resolve complex relationships among companies in the software industry.  ...  This paper showed that open source development model and innovative process development were key features of SECOs and the main challenges of SECOs were security, evolution management and infrastructure  ...  in software development and distribution 3) Help analyse and understand software architecture 4) Supports cooperation and knowledge sharing among multiple and independent software vendors 5) Enables better  ... 
doi:10.14569/ijacsa.2013.040833 fatcat:ci5f6paft5by3e3qtlz6nw7yfm

Understanding Open Source Software: A Research Classification Framework

Matthew Nelson, Ravi Sen, Chandrasekar Subramaniam
2006 Communications of the Association for Information Systems  
This interest is evident in the existing research being done to address various issues relevant to open source software and open source methodology.  ...  The success of open source applications such as Apache, Linux, and Sendmail spurred interest in this form of software, its development process, and its implication for the software industry.  ...  There is a need for empirical studies and instruments to measure the motivational factors and to understand the relationships among these factors.  ... 
doi:10.17705/1cais.01712 fatcat:oobib64ecnhmxctwt6dxfaacmi

Introduction: Open Source Software and the Digital Commons [chapter]

2020 Incorporating the Digital Commons: Corporate Involvement in Free and Open Source Software  
To that end, the combined term 'Free (Libre) and Open Source Software' or 'FLOSS' is used to refer to the overall community. 4 The Unseen Ubiquity of Free and Open Source Software From its beginnings  ...  between the communities producing a free and/or open source software project and those corporations that sponsor or otherwise use that software.  ...  This introductory chapter identified the central concerns of this project by highlighting the seemingly contradictory goals of free and open source software communities and capitalist firms.  ... 
doi:10.16997/book39.a fatcat:j5yfbkaohvb23ikvralkczet5u

Free software developers as an occupational community

Margaret S. Elliott, Walt Scacchi
2003 Proceedings of the 2003 international ACM SIGGROUP conference on Supporting group work - GROUP '03  
We characterize the GNUe developers as an occupational subculture within the occupational community of free/open source software (F/OSS) developers and show how the beliefs in free software and freedom  ...  In this paper, we present results from the study of a free software development virtual organization, the GNU Enterprise (GNUe) project, and how they develop software in a globally distributed free software  ...  Mark Ackerman at University of Michigan, Les Gasser at University of Illinois, and Chris Jensen at the UCI Institute for Software Research are collaborators on this research.  ... 
doi:10.1145/958160.958164 dblp:conf/group/ElliottS03 fatcat:6fqt2tpqxvbklmbojrg7yqnabm

Free software developers as an occupational community

Margaret S. Elliott, Walt Scacchi
2003 Proceedings of the 2003 international ACM SIGGROUP conference on Supporting group work - GROUP '03  
We characterize the GNUe developers as an occupational subculture within the occupational community of free/open source software (F/OSS) developers and show how the beliefs in free software and freedom  ...  In this paper, we present results from the study of a free software development virtual organization, the GNU Enterprise (GNUe) project, and how they develop software in a globally distributed free software  ...  Mark Ackerman at University of Michigan, Les Gasser at University of Illinois, and Chris Jensen at the UCI Institute for Software Research are collaborators on this research.  ... 
doi:10.1145/958161.958164 fatcat:isfprtvb4rgm7ktyihzjaw36ya

Sampling in Open Source Software Development: The Case for Using the Debian GNU/Linux Distribution

Sebastian Spaeth, Matthias Stuermer, Stefan Haefliger, Georg Krogh
2007 2007 40th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS'07)  
Research on open source (OS) projects often focuses on the SourceForge collaboration platform.  ...  We argue that a GNU/Linux distribution, such as Debian, is better suited for the sampling of projects because it avoids biases and contains unique information only available in an integrated environment  ...  for free in the pool of open source projects .  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2007.471 dblp:conf/hicss/SpaethSHK07 fatcat:ekurt75f7vfzzhnnt6yxncl4ly

A Comparison of Evaluation Networks and Collaboration Networks in Open Source Software Communities

Daning Hu, J. Leon Zhao
2008 Americas Conference on Information Systems  
Furthermore, we argue that the evaluation networks can be used to locate expertise -skillful developers in OSS communities and capture important social relationships among the developers missed in the  ...  The open source software (OSS) development communities have experienced rapid growth in recent years. Previous social network studies on OSS communities focused on collaboration relationships.  ...  INTRODUCTION In recent years open source software (OSS) development projects and communities experienced rapid growth in size and quality.  ... 
dblp:conf/amcis/HuZ08 fatcat:7av35dp3x5a3rmsfu7ogf4yagy

Towards a metric for Open Source Software Quality

Siraj Ahmed Shaikh, Antonio Cerone
2009 Electronic Communications of the EASST  
An important part of this measure depends on the underlying processes and methodologies used in the engineering of software.  ...  We present an early exposition towards a quality model for open source software (OSS).  ...  In fact, the lack of central management in open source software projects [MHP05, Mic05] makes it difficult to define a standard that could suggest indicators of the technical rigour used by a distributed  ... 
doi:10.14279/tuj.eceasst.20.279 dblp:journals/eceasst/ShaikhC09 fatcat:atczpzwlwzbsdbcwt2f2cj744y

MOTIVATION TO CREATE FREE AND OPEN SOURCE PROJECTS AND HOW DECISIONS IMPACT SUCCESS

Carlos Denner Santos Jr, Kay M. Nelson
2010 Revista Eletrônica de Sistemas de Informação  
To opensource software means to release its source code open to the general public in the Internet.  ...  Revista Eletrônica de Sistemas de Informação, v. 9, n. 2, artigo 4 1 ABSTRACT ABSTRACT ABSTRACT ABSTRACT As a consequence of the success of free and open source software such as Linux, organizations started  ...  FREE AND OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE AND COMMUNITIES The Internet relies on free and open source software surprisingly more than an inattentive user perceives.  ... 
doi:10.5329/resi.2010.0902004 fatcat:7lasyyphpjhhfa5cmwm6hjafiq
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