IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology

Open Source Systems: Long-Term Sustainability

8th IFIP WG 2.13 International Conference, OSS 2012, Hammamet, Tunisia, September 10-13, 2012, Proceedings

Editors: Hammouda, I., Lundell, B., Mikkonen, T., Scacchi, W. (Eds.)

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 8th International IFIP WG 2.13 Conference on Open Source Systems, OSS 2012, held in Hammamet, Tunisia, in September 2012. The 15 revised full papers presented together with 17 lightning talks, 2 tool demonstration papers, 6 short industry papers, 5 posters and 2 workshop papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 63 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on collaboration and forks in OSS projects, community issues, open education and peer-production models, integration and architecture, business ecosystems, adoption and evolution of OSS, OSS quality, OSS in different domains, product development, and industrial experiences.

Table of contents (30 chapters)

  • Long-Term Sustainability of Open Source Software Communities beyond a Fork: A Case Study of LibreOffice

    Jonas Gamalielsson, Björn Lundell

    Pages 29-47

  • Citizen Engineering: Evolving OSS Practices to Engineering Design and Analysis

    Zhi Zhai, Tracy Kijewski-Correa, Ashan Kareem, David Hachen, Greg Madey

    Pages 61-77

  • Gender Differences in Early Free and Open Source Software Joining Process

    Victor Kuechler, Claire Gilbertson, Carlos Jensen

    Pages 78-93

  • Emerging Hackerspaces – Peer-Production Generation

    Jarkko Moilanen

    Pages 94-111

  • Exploring the Barriers and Enablers to the Use of Open Educational Resources by University Academics in Africa

    Tanya Percy, Jean-Paul Van Belle

    Pages 112-128

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Open Source Systems: Long-Term Sustainability
Book Subtitle
8th IFIP WG 2.13 International Conference, OSS 2012, Hammamet, Tunisia, September 10-13, 2012, Proceedings
Editors
  • Imed Hammouda
  • Björn Lundell
  • Tommi Mikkonen
  • Walt Scacchi
Series Title
IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology
Series Volume
378
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
IFIP International Federation for Information Processing
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-33442-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-33442-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-33441-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-42879-1
Series ISSN
1868-4238
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 406
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