© 2006

Open Source Systems

IFIP Working Group 2.13 Foundation on Open Source Software, June 8–10, 2006, Como, Italy

  • Ernesto Damiani
  • Brian Fitzgerald
  • Walt Scacchi
  • Marco Scotto
  • Giancarlo Succi
Conference proceedings OSS 2006

Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 203)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXII
  2. Foundations and Rationale of Open Source software

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Stefan Koch, Stefan Strecker, Ulrich Frank
      Pages 9-20
    3. Michael Weiss, Gabriella Moroiu, Ping Zhao
      Pages 21-32
  3. Tools and Infrastructures for OSS development

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 33-33
    2. Timo Tuunanen, Jussi Koskinen, Tommi Kärkkäinen
      Pages 35-46
    3. Adriaan de Groot, Sebastian Kügler, Paul J. Adams, Giorgos Gousios
      Pages 57-62
  4. Knowledge Management in OSS

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 63-63
    2. Gregory L. Simmons, Tharam S. Dillon
      Pages 65-75
    3. Hala Annabi, Kevin Crowston, Robert Heckman
      Pages 77-90
    4. Kevin Crowston, Barbara Scozzi
      Pages 91-97
  5. Introduction of OSS in Companies and PAs

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 109-109
    2. Kris Ven, Dieter Van Nuffel, Jan Verelst
      Pages 123-134
    3. Knut Staring, Ola Titlestad
      Pages 135-141
    4. Vincenzo D’Andrea, G. R. Gangadharan
      Pages 143-154
    5. Björn Lundell, Brian Lings, Edvin Lindqvist
      Pages 155-163

About these proceedings


International Federation for Information Processing

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Editors and affiliations

  • Ernesto Damiani
    • 1
  • Brian Fitzgerald
    • 2
  • Walt Scacchi
    • 3
  • Marco Scotto
    • 4
  • Giancarlo Succi
    • 4
  1. 1.University of MilanItaly
  2. 2.CSISUniversity of LimerickIreland
  3. 3.University of CaliforniaUSA
  4. 4.Free University of Bolzano-BozenItaly

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