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Modularity in action.GNU/Linux and free/Open source sotfware development model unleashed

  • Alessandro Rossi
  • Alessandro Narduzzo

Organizational and managerial theories of modularity applied to the design and production of complex artifacts are used to interpret the rise and success of Free/Open Source Software methodologies and practices in software engineering

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Paper provided by Department of Computer and Management Sciences, University of Trento, Italy in its series Quaderni DISA with number 078.

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Date of creation: May 2003
Date of revision: 29 Jun 2003
Handle: RePEc:trt:disatr:078
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  1. Brusoni, Stefano & Prencipe, Andrea, 2001. "Unpacking the Black Box of Modularity: Technologies, Products and Organizations," Industrial and Corporate Change, Oxford University Press, vol. 10(1), pages 179-205, March.
  2. Langlois, Richard N., 2002. "Modularity in technology and organization," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 49(1), pages 19-37, September.
  3. Luigi Marengo & Giovanni Dosi & Paolo Legrenzi & Corrado Pasquali, 1999. "The structure of problem-solving knowledge and the structure of organisations," LEM Papers Series 1999/09, Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy.
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