The Geography of Open Source Software


Type Research Project

Funding Bodies
  • Jubiläumsfonds der Stadt Wien

Duration Nov. 1, 2020 - Aug. 1, 2021

  • Institute for Data, Process and Knowledge Management (AE Polleres) AE (Details)

Tags

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  • Big Data
  • Open Source Software
  • Innovation
  • Technology
  • Nitecki, Mariusz (Details)
  • Polleres, Axel (Details) Project Head
  • Wachs, Johannes (Details) Project Head
 

Abstract (German)

We propose to map the geographic distribution of contributions to Open Source Software, and to relate local open source activity with socio-economic outcomes, including digitalization and innovation. Our project will compare Vienna's open source activity with other cities and regions in Austria, Europe, and around the world.


Publications

Journal article

2022 Wachs, Johannes, Nitecki, Mariusz, Schueller, William, Polleres, Axel. 2022. The Geography of Open Source Software: Evidence from GitHub. Technological Forecasting and Social Change. 176 open access (Details)