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International Journal of Open Source Software and Processes (IJOSSP)

International Journal of Open Source Software and Processes (IJOSSP)

Editor-in-Chief: Antonio Pecchia (Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy)
Indexed In: INSPEC, SCOPUS and 12 more indices
Published: Continuous Volume |Established: 2009
ISSN: 1942-3926|EISSN: 1942-3934|DOI: 10.4018/IJOSSP
Journal Metrics
Submission to Acceptance: Approx. 10 - 14 Weeks
Acceptance to Publication: Approx. 4 - 8 Weeks
Acceptance Rate: 33%
Description & Scope
Description:
The International Journal of Open Source Software and Processes (IJOSSP) publishes high-quality peer-reviewed and original research articles on the large field of open source software and processes. This wide area entails many intriguing questions and facets, including the special development... Show More
Mission & Scope:
The International Journal of Open Source Software and Processes (IJOSSP) publishes high-quality original research articles on the large field of open source software and processes. The primary mission is to enhance our understanding of this field and neighbouring areas by providing a focused outlet for rigorous research employing a multitude of approaches.
Coverage:
  • Business models for open source and other community-created artifacts
  • Case studies of open source projects, their participants and/or their development process
  • Characteristics of open source software projects, products, and processes
  • Communication and coordination in open source projects
  • Customer co-creation and user participation in (software) design
  • Economic analyses of open source
  • Economics of a distributed innovation process
  • Evolution of both open source software artifacts and open source communities
  • Implications of open source software for functional areas like public administration or teaching
  • Legal issues of open source software
  • Motivation of participants in open source projects and other distributed development efforts
  • Open science and open knowledge
  • Open source adoption and quality
  • Open source software development processes
  • Usage and adoption of open source software in different application areas and/or countries
  • User-centered innovation processes
Editorial Board

Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief Emeritus
Stefan Koch, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-5959-3208
Associate Editors
Carlo Daffara, NodeWeaver, Italy ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-0515-8187
Gregorio Robles, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain
Ioannis Stamelos, Aristotle University, Greece
Sebastian Spaeth, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland
Walt Scacchi, University of California Irvine, United States
Editorial Review Board
Bulent Ozel, Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey
Cigdem Gencel Ambrosini, Ankara Medipol University, Turkey ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-0115-8902
Dayananda Pruthviraja, JSS Academy of Technical Education Bengaluru, India
Donald Wynn Jr., University of Dayton, United States
Frank van der Linden, Philips, Netherlands
Gregory Madey, University of Notre Dame, United States
Gustaf Neumann, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria
Hüseyin Tolu, Recep Tayyip Erdogan University, Turkey ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-0769-6779
Jean-Michel Dalle, Paris Dauphine Universite, France
Karim Lakhani, Harvard Business School, United States
Lefteris Angelis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Leonardo Montecchi, University of Campinas, Brazil
Nicolas Jullien, Môle Armorcain de la Recherche sur la Société, France
Pankaj Kamthan, Concordia University, Canada
Pasqualina Potena, RISE SICS Västerås, Sweden
Prantosh Kumar Paul, Raiganj University, India
Raffaele Della Corte, Federico II University of Naples, Italy
Raghuraman Krishnamurthy, Cognizant Technology Solutions, India ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-5453-6594
Raghvendra Kumar, GIET University, India, India ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-1311-7585
Rogerio de Carvalho, Instituto Federal Fluminense, Brazil ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-4429-2482
Sangeeta Lal, Heriot-Watt University, India
Scott Hissam, Carnegie Mellon University, United States
Sowmyarani C. N., Rashtreeya Vidyalaya College of Engineering, India
Tong Li, Beijing University of Technology, China ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-8881-0037
Yair Wiseman, Bar-Ilan University, Israel ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-4221-1549
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Contact
All inquiries regarding IJOSSP should be directed to the attention of:

Dr. Antonio Pecchia
Editor-in-Chief
International Journal of Open Source Software and Processes
E-mail: IJOSSP@igi-global.com or antonio.pecchia@unina.it