Submissions/Open source knowledge, the history, the present and the future

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This is an open submission for Wikimania 2010.


Title of the submission
Open-source knowledge, the history, the present and the future.
Type of submission (workshop, tutorial, panel, presentation)
Presentation
Author of the submission
Vijay Vittal Parsi Sreenivas
E-mail address or username (if username, please confirm email address in Special:Preferences)
rockoprem[at]gmail[dot]com
Country of origin
In/De
Affiliation, if any (organization, company etc.)
Scientific, Physics-Engineering related.
Personal homepage or blog
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Rockoprem
Abstract

This presentation intends to highlight the facts about open-source knowledge in scientific research, its importance and implications. The presentation also intends to dig out the source of the open-source learning and free distribution of knowledge. These sources would include a comprehensive overview of world-cultures and their standpoint on open-source learning and its outcomes. The future of open-source learning and knowledge in accordance with the present day research-scenario would also be presented with adequate references to the world cultures. In a nutshell, I would like to emphasize on the cultural aspect of open-source knowledge (Wikimedia Foundation) and its implications in scientific research.

Track (People and Community/Knowledge and Collaboration/Infrastructure)
People, community, knowledge and collaboration.
Will you attend Wikimania if your submission is not accepted? Yes
Slides or further information (optional)
An openoffice.org presentation with aprrox. 12 slides.


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