Open Source Development, Communities and Quality

IFIP 20th World Computer Congress, Working Group 2.3 on Open Source Software, September 7-10, 2008, Milano, Italy

  • Barbara Russo
  • Ernesto Damiani
  • Scott Hissam
  • Björn Lundell
  • Giancarlo Succi
Conference proceedings OSS 2008

Part of the IFIP – The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 275)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiv
  2. Full Papers

    1. Eugenio Capra, Anthony I. Wasserman
      Pages 1-14
    2. C. A. Ardagna, E. Damiani, N. El Ioini, F. Frati, P. Giovannini, R. Tchokpon
      Pages 29-45
    3. Etiel Petrinja, Alberto Sillitti, Giancarlo Succi
      Pages 47-56
    4. Alberto Colombo, Ernesto Damiani, Fulvio Frati
      Pages 57-68
    5. Yasutaka Kamei, Shinsuke Matsumoto, Hirotaka Maeshima, Yoji Onishi, Masao Ohira, Ken-ichi Matsumoto
      Pages 81-92
    6. Matthijs den Besten, Alessandro Rossi, Loris Gaio, Max Loubser, Jean-Michel Dalle
      Pages 105-120
    7. Vincenzo D’Andrea, Stefano De Paoli, Maurizio Teli
      Pages 121-129
    8. Andrea Wiggins, James Howison, Kevin Crowston
      Pages 131-142
    9. Heikki Orsila, Jaco Geldenhuys, Anna Ruokonen, Imed Hammouda
      Pages 159-170
    10. Juan Martinez-Romo, Gregorio Robles, Jesus M. Gonzalez-Barahona, Miguel Ortuño-Perez
      Pages 171-186
    11. Chiara Francalanci, Francesco Merlo
      Pages 187-196
    12. Amit Deshpande, Dirk Riehle
      Pages 197-209
    13. Øyvind Hauge, Carl-Fredrik Sørensen, Reidar Conradi
      Pages 211-221
    14. Ioannis Samoladas, Georgios Gousios, Diomidis Spinellis, Ioannis Stamelos
      Pages 237-248
  3. Short Papers

    1. Giovanni Acampora, Vincenzo Loia
      Pages 249-255
    2. Medha Umarji, Susan Elliott Sim, Crista Lopes
      Pages 257-263
    3. Jean-Michel Dalle, Matthijs den Besten, Héla Masmoudi
      Pages 265-271
    4. Amit Deshpande, Dirk Riehle
      Pages 273-280
    5. Francesco Di Cerbo, Gabriella Dodero, Giancarlo Succi
      Pages 289-297
    6. Jesus M. Gonzalez-Barahona, Andrés Martínez, Alvaro Polo, Juan José Hierro, Marcos Reyes, Javier Soriano et al.
      Pages 299-306
    7. Massimo Banzi, Guido Bruno, Giovanni Caire
      Pages 307-315
    8. Paul J. Adams, Andrea Capiluppi, Adriaan de Groot
      Pages 333-341
    9. Marco A. Balieiro, Samuel F. Sousa de Júnior, Cleidson R. B. de Souza
      Pages 343-350
    10. Sulayman K. Sowe, Ioannis Stamelos
      Pages 351-358
    11. Pascal Ravesteyn, Gilbert Silvius
      Pages 367-373
    12. Juho Lindman, Matti Rossi, Pentti Marttiin
      Pages 381-387
    13. Davide Taibi, Vieri del Bianco, Davide Dalle Carbonare, Luigi Lavazza, Sandro Morasca
      Pages 389-395
    14. Aurélien Mayoue, Dijana Petrovska-Delacrétaz
      Pages 397-404
    15. James Howison, Andrea Wiggins, Kevin Crowston
      Pages 405-411
  4. Panels

    1. Joseph Feller, Björn Lundell, Pentti Marttiin, Walt Scacchi, Nico Schellingerhout
      Pages 413-414
  5. Posters and Demonstrations

    1. Andrea Bosin, Nicoletta Dessí, Maria Grazia Fugini, Diego Liberati, Barbara Pes
      Pages 415-416

About these proceedings


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Editors and affiliations

  • Barbara Russo
    • 1
  • Ernesto Damiani
    • 2
  • Scott Hissam
    • 3
  • Björn Lundell
    • 4
  • Giancarlo Succi
    • 1
  1. 1.Free University of Bolzano-BozenItaly
  2. 2.University of Milano-BicoccaItaly
  3. 3.Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering InstituteUSA
  4. 4.University of SkövdeSweden

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