Research Anthology on Usage and Development of Open Source SoftwareResearch Anthology on Usage and Development of Open Source Software
|Author||: Management Association, Information Resources|
|Publisher||: IGI Global|
|Total Pages||: 904|
|ISBN 10||: 9781799891598|
|ISBN 13||: 1799891593|
|Language||: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL|
The quick growth of computer technology and development of software caused it to be in a constant state of change and advancement. This advancement in software development meant that there would be many types of software developed in order to excel in usability and efficiency. Among these different types of software was open source software, one that grants permission for users to use, study, change, and distribute it freely. Due to its availability, open source software has quickly become a valuable asset to the world of computer technology and across various disciplines including education, business, and library science. The Research Anthology on Usage and Development of Open Source Software presents comprehensive research on the design and development of open source software as well as the ways in which it is used. The text discusses in depth the way in which this computer software has been made into a collaborative effort for the advancement of software technology. Discussing topics such as ISO standards, big data, fault prediction, open collaboration, and software development, this anthology is essential for computer engineers, software developers, IT specialists and consultants, instructors, librarians, managers, executives, professionals, academicians, researchers, and students.