© 2012

Open Source Systems: Long-Term Sustainability

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

  • Imed Hammouda
  • Björn Lundell
  • Tommi Mikkonen
  • Walt Scacchi
Conference proceedings OSS 2012

Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 378)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Full Papers

    1. Collaboration and Forks in OSS Projects

      1. Gregorio Robles, Jesús M. González-Barahona
        Pages 1-14
      2. Dirk Riehle, Sebastian Berschneider
        Pages 15-28
    2. Community Issues

      1. Zhi Zhai, Tracy Kijewski-Correa, Ashan Kareem, David Hachen, Greg Madey
        Pages 61-77
      2. Victor Kuechler, Claire Gilbertson, Carlos Jensen
        Pages 78-93
    3. Open Education and Peer-Production Models

    4. Integration and Architecture

      1. Claudia Ayala, Daniela S. Cruzes, Anh Duc Nguyen, Reidar Conradi, Xavier Franch, Martin Höst et al.
        Pages 129-143
    5. Business Ecosystems

      1. Andrea Capiluppi, Klaas-Jan Stol, Cornelia Boldyreff
        Pages 178-200
      2. Darren Forrest, Carlos Jensen, Nitin Mohan, Jennifer Davidson
        Pages 201-215
    6. Adoption and Evolution of OSS

      1. Etiel Petrinja, Giancarlo Succi
        Pages 216-232
      2. Androklis Mavridis, Dimitrios Fotakidis, Ioannis Stamelos
        Pages 233-243
  3. Lightning Talks

About these proceedings


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.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Imed Hammouda
    • 1
  • Björn Lundell
    • 2
  • Tommi Mikkonen
    • 1
  • Walt Scacchi
    • 3
  1. 1.Tampere University of TechnologyTampereFinland
  2. 2.University of SkövdeSkövdeSweden
  3. 3.Institute for Software ResearchUniversity of CaliforniaIrvineUSA

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