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Do Software Developers Understand Open Source Licenses?

D. A. Almeida, Murphy, G. C., Wilson, G., and Hoye, M., Do Software Developers Understand Open Source Licenses?, 2017 IEEE 25th International Conference on Program Comprehension (ICPC). pp. 1-11, 2017.
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A Large Scale Study of License Usage on GitHub

C. Vendome, A Large Scale Study of License Usage on GitHub, 2015 IEEE/ACM 37th IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering, vol. 2, 2 vol. ACM/IEEE, pp. 772-774, 2015.
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The Scope of Open Source Licensing

J. Lerner and Tirole, J., The Scope of Open Source Licensing, Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, vol. 21, pp. 20-56, 2002.