The International Journal of Open Source Software and Processes launches a special issue about data and information mining, handling and aggregation of open source artifacts, to build knowledge about the open source phenomenon. The deadline is June 15th 2010.
I reproduce the Call for Papers below, that includes more details about topics of interest and the submission procedure.
Scope and Purpose
The objective of the Special Issue in Information and Data Handling of Open Source Projects is dedicated to the open issue of handling, mining, and aggregating information and data of open source artifacts to build the knowledge on the open source phenomenon. The special issue encourages a practice-based and holistic view that explores processes, products, and resources distributed, managed, and exchanged with the open source communities. The special issue also provides a forum for exploring the use of data and measurement to understand, evaluate, and model the open source phenomena.
Topics of interest:
The relevant topics include, but are not restricted to, the following:
Type of Submission:
Prospective authors should note that only original and previously unpublished articles will be considered. Interested authors must consult the journal's guidelines for manuscript submissions at http://www.igi-global.com/development/author_info/guide.asp prior to submission. All article submissions will be peer reviewed. Final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers.
SUBMITTING TO Special Issue of IJOSSP
Prospective authors should note that only original and previously unpublished manuscripts will be considered. INTERESTED AUTHORS SHOULD CONSULT THE JOURNAL'S GUIDELINES FOR MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSIONS at http://www.igi-global.com/ijossp. To ensure the high quality of published material, IJOSSP utilizes a double-blind peer review process. Upon receipt of the manuscript, an associate editor and two reviewers are selected from the Editorial Review Board of the Journal. Final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers.
The International Journal of Open Source Software & Processes is published by IGI Global, (formerly Idea Group Inc.) publisher of the "IGI Publishing," "Information Science Publishing," "IRM Press," "CyberTech Publishing," "Medical Information Science Reference" and "Information Science Reference" imprints. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit http://www.igi-global.com
All inquiries and submissions should be should be directed to the attention of:
Barbara Russo and Bruno Rossi=20 Special Issue Editors International Journal of Open Source Software & Processes E-mail: Bruno.Rossi at unibz.it http://www.igi-global.com/ijossp