Open Source Software Dynamics, Processes, and Applications, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 146662938X
  • ISBN-13: 9781466629387
  • DDC: 005.3
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 332 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released October 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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The innovative process of open source software is led in greater part by the end-users; therefore this aspect of open source software remains significant beyond the realm of traditional software development.Open Source Software Dynamics, Processes, and Applications is a multidisciplinary collection of research and approaches on the applications and processes of open source software. Highlighting the development processes performed by software programmers, the motivations of its participants, and the legal and economic issues that have been raised; this book is essential for scholars, students, and practitioners in the fields of software engineering and management as well as sociology.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: An Empirical Study of Open Source Software Usability the Industrial Perspective.
2: Factors Affecting the Development of Absorptive Capacity in the Adoption of Open Source Software.
3: The Ontology of the OSS Business Model: An Exploratory Study.
4: OSS-TMM: Guidelines for Improving the Testing Process of Open Source Software.
5: Are Developers Fixing Their Own Bugs? Tracing Bug-Fixing and Bug-Seeding Committers.
6: Tool Assisted Analysis of Open Source Projects: A Multi-Faceted Challenge.
7: To Fork or Not to Fork: Fork Motivations in SourceForge Projects.
8: Software Reuse in Open Source: A Case Study.
9: Modding as an Open Source Approach to Extending Computer Game Systems.
10: Measuring Open Source Quality: A Literature Review.
11: Analyzing OSS Project Health with Heterogeneous Data Sources.
12: The Influence of Open Source Software Volunteer Developers' Motivations and Attitudes on Intention to Contribute.
13: Framework for Graphical User Interfaces of Geospatial Early Warning Systems.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.