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Project Title

Social Network Success Factors of OSS Projects


Min-seok Pang, University of Michigan

Lada Adamic, University of Michigan

Project Abstract

This research project is intended to find the success factors of OSS projects from the perspective of social network. We will analyze networks of OSS projects and participating developers and explore what kinds of properties in such networks are related to the success of OSS projects, which can be measured by the number of downloads or pageviews.