Getting to the Source of Ethical Issues

Vinson, Norman G and Singer, Janice (2001) Getting to the Source of Ethical Issues. [Journal (Paginated)]

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Item Type:Journal (Paginated)
Additional Information:This paper deals with ethical issues involved in the analysis of source code, in particular code for open source software.
Keywords:ethical issues, metrics, open source
Subjects:Computer Science > Statistical Models
Philosophy > Ethics
ID Code:3538
Deposited By: Vinson, Norman G.
Deposited On:30 Jul 2004
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:55

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