Maximilian Capraro

Software engineer, researcher, inner source, open source, software dev. analytics

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Capraro, M. (2020, June). Measuring Inner Source Collaboration. Dissertation at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany. [PDF]
Kirsch, C., Drost-Fromm, I., Tigges, J., Dorner, M., & Capraro, M. (2019, July). Inner Source: Open-Source-Prinzipien im Unternehmen anwenden. In iX - Magazin für professionelle Informationstechnik. Heise Verlag. [Link]
Capraro, M., Dorner, M., & Riehle, D. (2018, May). The Patch-Flow Method for Measuring Inner Source Collaboration. In 2018 IEEE/ACM 15th International Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR) (pp. 515-525). IEEE. [PDF]
Capraro, M., & Riehle, D. (2017). Inner Source Definition, Benefits, and Challenges. ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR), 49(4), 67. [PDF]
Riehle, D., Capraro, M., Kips, D., & Horn, L. (2016). Inner Source in Platform-Based Product Engineering. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, 42(12), 1162-1177. [PDF]
Capraro, M. (2013). Towards a Representative and Diverse Analysis of Issue-Tracker Related Code and Process Metrics. Master Thesis at Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany. [PDF]

Also, I had the privilege to supervise 15 student theses and other projects on inner source, open source, and software development. You can find some of them here.