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International Journal of Open Source Software and Processes (IJOSSP)
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International Journal of Open Source Software and Processes (IJOSSP)

This journal converted to Gold Open Access on January 1, 2023
Editor-in-Chief: Marta Catillo (Università degli Studi del Sannio, Italy)
Indexed In: INSPEC, SCOPUS and 13 more indices
Published: Continuous Volume |Established: 2009
ISSN: 1942-3926|EISSN: 1942-3934|DOI: 10.4018/IJOSSP
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Published: Feb 16, 2023
DOI: 10.4018/IJOSSP.318400
Volume 14
Roland Robert Schreiber
Traditional software development is shifting toward the open-source development model, particularly in the current environment of competitive challenges to develop software openly. The author... Show More
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Schreiber, Roland Robert. "Organizational Influencers in Open-Source Software Projects." vol.14, no.1 2023: pp.1-20.


Schreiber, R. R. (2023). Organizational Influencers in Open-Source Software Projects. , 14(1), 1-20.


Schreiber, Roland Robert. "Organizational Influencers in Open-Source Software Projects," 14, no.1: 1-20.

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Published: Dec 9, 2022
DOI: 10.4018/IJOSSP.315280
Volume 13
Madhu Kumari, V. B. Singh, Meera Sharma
The wide usage of open source software (OSS) results in an increase of bug data forming an integral part of the extensive data ecosystem. This bug report data needs to be analyzed for bug fixing and... Show More
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Kumari, Madhu, et al. "Evaluating the Veracity of Software Bug Reports using Entropy-based Measures." vol.13, no.1 2022: pp.1-21.


Kumari, M., Singh, V. B., & Sharma, M. (2022). Evaluating the Veracity of Software Bug Reports using Entropy-based Measures. , 13(1), 1-21.


Kumari, Madhu, V. B. Singh, and Meera Sharma. "Evaluating the Veracity of Software Bug Reports using Entropy-based Measures," 13, no.1: 1-21.

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Published: Oct 26, 2022
DOI: 10.4018/IJOSSP.313182
Volume 13
Sumit Babu, Raghuraj Singh
Software quality assessment is an important subject among the researchers in the software development domain. The quality assessment is generally done either at the design level through some of the... Show More
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Babu, Sumit, and Raghuraj Singh. "Neural Network-Based Model for the Quality Assessment of Object-Oriented Software." vol.13, no.1 2022: pp.1-13.


Babu, S. & Singh, R. (2022). Neural Network-Based Model for the Quality Assessment of Object-Oriented Software. , 13(1), 1-13.


Babu, Sumit, and Raghuraj Singh. "Neural Network-Based Model for the Quality Assessment of Object-Oriented Software," 13, no.1: 1-13.

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Description, Mission, Scope & Coverage
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.
  • 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
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