Understanding the Embedded Linux Ecosystem with Codeface - Wolfgang Mauerer, Siemens
Embedded Linux goes much beyond just the Linux kernel. While the kernel is very well understood for its technical benefits, development approach and social aspects, most other components of the embedded stack are less thoroughly analysed. Codeface (siemens.github.io/codeface) is a web frontend and framework to mine and analyse data sources - version control systems, mailing lists, bug trackers and raw source code. Using advanced statistical and machine learning techniques, we can understand collaboration structures in communities, evaluate the technical qualities of projects, classify different approaches to development and maintenance, and learn about the history of projects in much more detail than in typical analyses, including the popular ones of the Linux kernel. A particular focus is on the social aspects of projects, which Codeface helps to understand quantitatively.
Senior Key Expert and Project Manager, Siemens
Wolfgang Mauerer is senior key expert and project manager at Siemens Corporate Research, Corporate Competence Centre Embedded Linux, where | he deals with establishing Linux in innovative and demanding areas, among them large scale industrial automation, healthcare, and building automation. Additionally, he's responsible for Software Intelligence | research, where he tries to understand various technical and social aspects of software development using quantitative statistical methods. He... Read More →
Thursday May 1, 2014 9:00am - 9:50am
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