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Distributed and Collaborative Development

  1. Hyong-Sop Shim1,
  2. Atul Prakash2,
  3. Jang Ho Lee3

Published Online: 14 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470050118.ecse116

Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering

Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering

How to Cite

Shim, H.-S., Prakash, A. and Lee, J. H. 2007. Distributed and Collaborative Development. Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Telcordia Technologies, Piscataway, New Jersey

  2. 2

    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

  3. 3

    Hongik University, Seoul, Korea

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 DEC 2007

Abstract

This article discusses key design concepts and research issues in CSCW, especially those relevant to providing awareness support for distributed software development, and provides a survey of CSCW systems and tools in this area. Common collaboration practices in open-source development efforts we described and contrasted with those supported by specialized CSCW systems.

Keywords:

  • computer-supported corporative work;
  • CSCW software development;
  • open-source;
  • development;
  • awareness;
  • visualization;
  • shared workspace;
  • shared artifacts