Submitted by Rahul Gopinath on Tue, 04/09/2013 - 18:38
We research the social charactersitics of the community behind FOSS movement. Our research includes a deep look at the effects of external investment in FOSS projects, how and why FOSS projects fork, merge and fade, and other aspects of Open Source community.
Analyzing FOSS Collaboration and Social Dynamics with Temporal Social Networks (azarbakht2013ossdcapplying)
Joining Free/Open Source Software Communities: An Analysis of Newbies' First Interactions on Project Mailing Lists (kuechler2011joining)
Analysis of Free and Open Source Projects and Communities