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Re: Request for data about development

also sprach Katharine Anderson <andersok@umich.edu> [2008.10.08.1738 +0200]:
> My name is Katharine Anderson, and I'm a researcher at the University of 
> Michigan, in Ann Arbor. My work looks at collaboration and problem  
> solving. I'm currently working on a paper that looks at the structure of 
> collaboration networks. I'm looking at how people with diverse skills 
> group together when solving problems, and it occurred to me that the 
> open-source software community is a perfect example of the phenomenon that 
> I'm interested in. I was wondering if there was any way that I could get 
> data on participation in development groups? Is there someone who I could 
> talk to about that?

You might want to sign up to
http://lists.madduck.net/listinfo/academic-debian and approach the
list with a lot more detail about your hypotheses and goals. Most
people who have looked at Debian from a researcher's perspective
read that list and might be able to help.

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