Open Source Software Resilience Framework

Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 525)


An Open Source Software (OSS) project can be utilized either as is, to serve specific needs on an application level, or on the source code level, as a part of another software system serving as a component, a library, or even an autonomous third party dependency. There are several OSS quality models that provide metrics to measure specific aspects of the project, like its structural quality. Although other dimensions, like community health and activity, software governance principles or license permissiveness, are taken into account, there is no universally accepted OSS assessment model. In this work we are proposing an evaluation approach based on the adaptation of the City Resilience Framework to OSS with the aim of providing a strong theoretical basis for evaluating OSS projects.


Open source software Software resilience Software engineering Software quality Software metrics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Aristotle University of ThessalonikiThessalonikiGreece

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