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International Journal of Open Source Software and Processes (IJOSSP) Volume 5, Issue 1

Book 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 question and facets, including the special development process performed by a large number of geographically dispersed programmers, community issues like coordination and communication, motivations of the participants, and also economic and even legal issues. Even beyond this topic, open source software is an example of a highly distributed innovation process led by the users. Many aspects therefore have relevance even beyond the realm of software and its development. In this tradition, IJOSSP also publishes papers on these topics. IJOSSP is a multi-disciplinary outlet, and welcomes submissions from all relevant fields of research and applying a multitude of research approaches.

This issue contains the following articles:

  • Open Source Software Adaptation in Africa: Is a Matter of Inferior or Cheap is Not Quality?
  • Open Growth: The Impact of Open Source Software on Employment in the USA
  • Success of Open Source in Developing Countries: The Case of Iran
  • Novice Language Teachers' Selection Criteria and Uses for Digital Voice Recording Software