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External collaboration patterns of research institutions using shared publications in the Web of Science [Article]
Purpose – During recent decades, research institutions have increased collaboration with other institutions since it is recognized as a good practice that improves their performance. However, they do not usually consider ...
Virtual communities as a resource for the development of OSS projects: the case of Linux ports to embedded processors [Article]
Open source software (OSS) projects represent a new paradigm of software creation and development based on hundreds or even thousands of developers and users organised in the form of a virtual community. The success of ...
An exploratory social network analysis of academic research networks [Presentation]
For several decades, academics around the world have been collaborating with the view to support the development of their research domain. Having said that, the majority of scientific and technological policies try to ...
Analysis of virtual communities supporting OSS projects using social network analysis [Article]
This paper analyses the behaviour of virtual communities for Open Source Software (OSS) projects. The development of OSS projects relies on virtual communities, which are built on relationships among members, being their ...
User innovations through online communities from the perspective of social network analysis [Presentation]
Organizations have begun to leverage both internal and external sources for innovation. Specifically, organizations are increasingly relying on end users that engage via user innovation communities to identify potentially ...
A quantitative study of the evolution of open source software communities [Article]
(World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, 2015)
Typically, virtual communities exhibit the well-known phenomenon of participation inequality, which means that only a small percentage of users is responsible of the majority of contributions. However, the sustainability ...