Apache Commits: Social Network Dataset

TitleApache Commits: Social Network Dataset
Publication TypeConference Proceedings
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsMacLean, AC, Knutson, CD
Refereed DesignationRefereed
Secondary Title10th Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories
Date Published05/2013

Building non-trivial software is a social endeavor. Therefore, understanding the social network of developers is key to the study of software development organizations. We present a graph representation of the commit behavior of developers within the Apache Software Foundation for 2010 and 2011. Relationships between developers in the network represent collaborative commit behavior. Several similarity and summary metrics have been pre-calculated. The data, along with the tools that were used to create it and some further discussion, can be found at: http://sequoia.cs.byu.edu/lab/?page=artifacts/apacheGraphs

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