• PID_00148366Introduction to Free Software
Jordi Mas HernándezDavid Megías JiménezJesús M. González-Barahona
Founding member of Softcatalà andof the telematic network RedBBS.He has worked as a consultant incompanies like Menta, Telépolis, Vodafone, Lotus, eresMas, Amenaand Terra España.Computer Science Engineer by theUniversitat Autònoma de Barcelona(UAB, Spain). Master in AdvancedProcess Automatisation Techniquesby the UAB. PhD. in Computer Sci-ence by the UAB. Associate Profes-sor in the Computer Science, Multi-media and Telecommunication De-partment of the Universitat Obertade Catalunya (UOC, Spain) and Di-rector of the Master Programme inFree Software at the UOC. Associate professor in the Depart-ment of Telematic Systems andComputing of the Rey Juan CarlosUniversity (Madrid, Spain), wherehe coordinates the GSyC/LibreSoftresearch group. His professional ar-eas of interest include the study of free software development and thetransfer of knowledge in this field tothe industrial sector.
Joaquín Seoane PascualGregorio Robles
Associate professor in the Depart-ment of Telematic Systems Engi-neering of the Technical Universi-ty of Madrid (Spain), where he hastaught courses in programming,protocols, computer architecture,operating systems, Internet services,databases, systems administrationand free software. His current inter-ests include the application of ICT inisolated regions of developing coun-tries. Assistant professor at the Rey JuanCarlos University (Madrid, Spain),where he earned his PhD degree inFebruary 2006. Besides his teachingtasks, he researches free softwaredevelopment from the point of viewof software engineering, with spe-cial focus in quantitative issues.
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