Open Source Software Development and the Small World Phenomenon: An Empirical Investigations of Macro Level Colaboration Network Properties on Project Success

@inproceedings{Singh2007OpenSS,
  title={Open Source Software Development and the Small World Phenomenon: An Empirical Investigations of Macro Level Colaboration Network Properties on Project Success},
  author={Param Vir Singh},
  booktitle={ICIS},
  year={2007}
}
In this study, I investigate whether small world properties of developer collaboration networks influence developer productivity. Small world networks are characterized by two macro level network properties: dense clustering and short average path length. Structure of relationships among developers affects how information and knowledge is shared among them… CONTINUE READING