CMU Open Source Software

Course Categories: Project Management |
FOSS Categories: Culture/Intellectual Property | Use & Evaluate |

Course Name: Open Source Software (49-782)

Institution: Carnegie Mellon University

Instructor: Tony Wasserman

Term: Spring 2017

Pre-Requisites: ?

Course Overview:

This class is designed to familiarize students with the state of the art in Open Source Software, and covers both technical and business aspects of open source software. On the technical side, the class covers processes and mechanisms for open source development. On the business side, the class emphasizes the impact of open source software on the software industry, including licensing and commercialization issues, corporate software evaluation techniques, and business models. Students install and use open source software (Linux, OpenOffice, Firefox, and more) exclusively.


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