Monday, March 24, 2008

Need for Transparency

Professor Ricardo Reis posted a note, in the Brazilian Computer Society e-mail list, regarding the issue of citation counting. He cited the paper "Show me the Data" published by the Journal of Cell Biology, as a must read for those interested in the politics of research dissemination.

The article, "Show me the data", is an excellent example of the clamor for transparency.

As I have being saying: software transparency is a key issue for society.

I gave a talk at the IFIP 2.9 addressing this issue. It already shows progress on our research on software transparency.

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