INF5780 - Open source, open collaboration and innovation
Schedule, syllabus and examination date
Free and open source software philosophy, practices, lisences, and business models; open publishing, open science, and creative commons; open hardware; commons-based peer production and peer-to-peer, open and disruptive innovation.
The students shall attain a thorough theoretical as well as practical understanding of the various models of open and innovative collaboration on the Internet including the role of legal issues.
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Recommended previous knowledge
No obligatory prerequisites beyond the minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway. However, during the course, special projects may be designed for students with a more advanced background in certain areas.
10 credits overlap with INF5907OSI - Open Source – development and innovation (discontinued)
Three hours lecturing and exercises each week. There are mandatory individual presentations based on the group project and the course content. Rules for mandatory assignments.
A mandatory group project contributes 60% of the final grade and an individual oral exam the remaining 40%. All mandatory individual presentations must be approved prior to the exam. General information about the examination.
Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.
Explanations and appeals
Resit an examination
Students who can document a valid reason for absence from the regular examination are offered a postponed examination at the beginning of the next semester.
Re-scheduled examinations are not offered to students who withdraw during, or did not pass the original examination.
Withdrawal from an examination
It is possible to take the exam up to 3 times. If you withdraw from the exam after the deadline or during the exam, this will be counted as an examination attempt.
The subject is regarded equal to INF5907OSI - Open Source – development and innovation (discontinued) when practicing exam regulations.
It is strongly recommended to attend the first lecture since it will be given important information.