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An interdisciplinary perspective of dependability in Open Source Software

Gacek, C. (2004). An interdisciplinary perspective of dependability in Open Source Software. BUILDING THE INFORMATION SOCIETY, 156, pp. 685-691. ISSN 1571-5736

Abstract

Open Source Software (OSS) development needs to be considered during software development as to whether to develop an OSS packages, and/or whether to develop with OSS. In this paper we briefly summarize the various characteristics that can be used to describe an OSS project and then explore the possible relationships between OSS products/projects and dependability.

Publication Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Publisher Keywords: open source software, dependability, project's characteristics, interdisciplinary
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Departments: School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering > Computer Science > Software Reliability
URI: http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/250
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