Accepted Papers

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Long Papers

Author(s) Title
Pfaff, Hasan Can knowledge management be Open Source?
Noll Innovation in Open Source Software Development: A Tale of Two Features
Studer Structuration and individual participation in KDE: the social construction of merit
Sowe, Angelis, Stamelos, Manolopoulos Using Repository of Repositories (RoRs) to Study the Growth of F/OSS Projects: A Meta-Analysis Research Approach
Conklin Entity Matching across FLOSS Repositories
Koch Exploring the Effects of Coordination and Communication Tools on the Efficiency of Open Source Projects using Data Envelopment Analysis
Sørensen, Li, Conradi, Ayala, Franch Open Source Collaboration for Fostering Off-The-Shelf Components Selection
Morasca, Taibi, Lavazza OpenBQR: a framework for the assessment of OSS
Ardagna, Damiani, Frati FOCSE: A Formal Evaluation Framework for OS Adoption in Critical Environments
Capiluppi, Michlmayr From the Cathedral to the Bazaar: An Empirical Study of the Lifecycle of Volunteer Community Projects
Gao, Madey Network Analysis of the Community
Robles, Dueñas, Gonzalez-Barahona Corporate Authorship of Libre Software: Study of Presence in Debian Code over Time
Heckman, Crowston, Eseryel, Allen, Li Emergent Decision-making Practices in Free/Libre Open Source Software (FLOSS) Development Teams
Jaaksi Experiences on product development with open source
Avram, Sigfridsson, Sheehan, Sullivan Sprint-driven development: working, learning and the process of enculturation in the PyPy community

Short Papers

Author(s) Title
Hauge, Sørensen, Røsdal Surveying Industrial Roles in Open Source Software Development
Krivoruchko The use of free and open source software in the enterprise distributed computing environments: a winning strategic solution to business problems or a financial disaster waiting to happen? A decision-making framework for OSS selection and planning
Cabano, Monti, Piancastelli Context-Dependent Evaluation Methodology for Open Source Software
Akkanen, Demeter,Ivánfi, Nurminen, Eppel, Stenman Reusing an open source application - practical experiences with a mobile CRM pilot
Bac, Berger, Vu Dang, Hamet Authenticating from multiple authentication sources in a collaborative work platform: the Picolibre & Shibboleth case study
Abiteboul, Pop, Vodislav EDOS Distribution System: a P2P architecture for open-source content dissemination
Jensen, Scacchi Reference Model Based Open Source Software Process Discovery
Antikainen, Väisänen, Aaltonen The role of trust in OSS communities - Case Linux Kernel community
Aaltonen, Jokinen Influence in the Linux Kernel Community
Lindman Shared Assumption Concerning Technical Determination in Apache Web Server Developer Community
Schmidbauer, Gencer, Tunalioglu Free/Open Source Software Adoption, Public Policies and Development Indicators: An International Comparison
Rossi, Russo, Succi Open Source Software And Open Data Standards as a form of Technology Adoption a Case Study
Ozel, Oba, van Leeuwen Barriers Against wider F/OSS Adoption: Views of European Public AdministratorsConduct of Survey
Morgan, Finnegan Benefits and Drawbacks of Open Source Software: An Exploratory Study of Secondary Software Firms
Skidmore Stakeholder value, usage, needs and obligations from different types of F/LOSS licenses
Gangadharan, D'Andrea, Weiss Free/Open Services: Conceptualization, Classification, and Commercialization
Schofield, Cooper Levels of Formality in FOSS Communities
Dalle, den Besten Different Bug Fixing Regimes? A Preliminary Case for Superbugs
Michlmayr, Hunt, Probert Release Management in Free Software Projects: Practices and Problems
Koru, Zhang, Liu Effect of Coupling on Defect Proneness in Evolutionary Open-Source Software Development
Kelon Oliveira de Moraes, Meira, Albuquerque Open Source Software Factories: Pushing the Software Engineering into the Open Source Development
Lundell, Persson, Lings Learning through practical involvement in the OSS ecosystem: experiences from a Masters assignment
Berdou Learning and the Imperative of Production in F/OS development
Osinski, Weiss Introducing Usability Practices to OSS: The Insiders' Experience
Boccacci, Carrega, Dodero Open source technologies for visually impaired people


Author(s) Title
van der Linden, Lundell, Marttiin Heterogeneous collaborative development involving open and inner source: Challenges for the European Software Intensive Industry
Pezuela, Lopez Taking advantage of Open Source benefits for boosting growth in industry
Mancinelli, di Cosmo, Vouillon, Boender, Durak, Leroy, Treinen Sound tools for package dependency management in Free and Open Source Software distributions
Merilinna, Matinlassi Openware Integration Technique for In-house Software and Open Source Components
Bischofs, Hasselbring Generating and Visualising Organisational Structures of Free/Libre and Open Source Software Projects
Belbaly, Benbya, Meissonier OSS design science and its influence on OSS effectiveness
Perry, Fitzgerald, Suzor FLOSS as Democratic Principle
Vainio, Oksanen, Vadén, Seppänen Elements of Open Source Community Sustainability
Christley, Madey Global and Temporal Analysis of Social Positions at
Moreira, Gomes, Caparica, Nibon The user involvement process on open source e-learning tools
Song Will Open Source Software Promise China a New Future of Domestic Software Industry?
Pawlak, Bryce A Reference Model for F/OSS Process Management


  • Apr 30 2007

    Program Updated.

  • Apr 30 2007

    Panels inserted.

  • Apr 18, 2007

    Workshop FOSLET '07 has been canceled.

  • Apr 16, 2007

    Program published.

  • Dec 15, 2006

    Conference Registration System is now opened.

  • Dec 11, 2006

    Paper Submission extended to Jan 19th, 2007.

  • Nov 17, 2006

    Paper Submission is now open.

  • Aug 21, 2006

    Oss 2007 web site released.