also sprach Katharine Anderson <firstname.lastname@example.org> [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. -- .''`. martin f. krafft <email@example.com> : :' : proud Debian developer, author, administrator, and user `. `'` http://people.debian.org/~madduck - http://debiansystem.info `- Debian - when you have better things to do than fixing systems life is a sexually transmitted disease with 100% mortality.
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