The 9th International Conference on Open Source Systems (OSS) 2013 – Isola, Slovenia 25/06/2013


Hotel Marina, Manzioli Palace
Izola/Isola, Slovenia
June 25-28, 2013

Theme of the Conference

The goal of the 9th International Conference on Open Source Systems, OSS 2013 is to provide an international forum where a diverse community of professionals from academia, industry and public sector, and diverse FOSS initiatives can come together to share research findings and practical experiences. The conference is meant to provide information to practitioners, identify directions for further research, and to be an ongoing platform for technology transfer, no matter which form of FOSS is being pursued.

Topics of Interest

FOSS Verification
– Dynamic FOSS Verification: FOSS Testing, Debugging, type of tests,
use of test suits
– Static FOSS Verification – software analysis
– Formal FOSS Verification
– Detection of bad practices and adoption of coding conventions
– OSS metrics: measuring FOSS Performance, Safety, and Quality
– Standardization of verification processes and presentation of
verification results

FOSS as innovation
– Adoption/ use / acceptance of FOSS
– Dissemination / redistribution / crowdsourcing of FOSS systems
– Expanding scientific research and technology development methods
through openness
– Adopting innovation in FOSS projects
– Role of FOSS in ICT and sustainable development

FOSS practices and methods
– FOSS and traditional / agile development methods
– FOSS and decentralized development
– Knowledge and documentation management in FOSS

FOSS technologies
– FOSS over the Internet
– Security of FOSS
– Interoperability / portability / scalability of FOSS
– Open standards / open data / open cloud / open hardware / open
– Reuse in FOSS
– FOSS for entertainment
– FOSS for education
– Architecture and design of FOSS

Economic / organizational / social issues on FOSS
– Economic analysis of FOSS
– Sustainability business models of FOSS
– Maturity models of FOSS
– FOSS in public sector
– FOSS intellectual property, copyrights and licensing
– Non-Governmental Organizations and FOSS

More information

For more information please see the conference’s web site.