Fibonacci, annual open source magazine of SF-FOSS, IIITM Gwalior (FIBONACCI)

Venue: ABV-IIITM Gwalior

Location: Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India

Event Date/Time: Sep 11, 2009 End Date/Time: Sep 11, 2009
Abstract Submission Date: Jun 15, 2009
Paper Submission Date: Jun 15, 2009
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Fibonacci is the annual magazine of the Students’ Forum for Free/Open Source Software running under ABV-Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management Gwalior. The magazine aims at:

* Spreading awareness about Open Sourcing among the young people
* Providing technical knowledge to the students worldwide
* To cast an international image of open source initiatives of the country
* To cultivate interest of students towards Software Development through Open Sourcing
* To induce ethics and philosophy of Open Source among people

Articles are invited from all sections of the society.

The magazine would be released under Creative Commons “Attribution, Share-alike, Commercial”. Share it, pass it, redistribute it and feel the real charm of Open Source.

The magazine may be treated as any other technical/non-technical magazine and the articles of this magazine may be cited in the same way. The magazine has no objection in presentation of summarized published work, or in the publication of extended versions of the submitted articles at any other place, as long as the other publisher has no objections.

Fibonacci aims in providing a common platform from all sections of the society and become a means of collaboration for the end-to-end issues of FOSS. The magazine would showcase all sorts of people from students to professional developers. The magazine would be an instrumental tool for the spreading awareness about all aspects of the Global Movement and development of new models by their coexistence.

Articles are invited from senior researchers, developers, FOSS users, enterprises using or working for FOSS, students and organizations working for FOSS.

People are requested to contribute their articles related to but not restricted to the following categories.

Track I: FOSS Philosophy
* Foss in the curriculum
* Patent Issues in FOSS
* Creative commons
* Commercial use of FOSS
* HR management in FOSS
* Motivation in FOSS
* Future of FOSS
* FOSS as a social revolution
* Etc.

Track II: Software and Development
* FOSS Migration
* Software Development under FOSS
* Open Source Technologies
* Latest software
* LINUX tweaks
* Linux Distros
* About Open Source
* Linux Modules
* Tricks and tips on Javascript injection
* Hacking
* Networking
* Open Solaris
* CMS (PHP Nuke/Drupal/Joomla)
* Sqirrel Mail server/Zimbra
* Etc.

Track III: FOSS for Dummies
* What is FOSS?
* Advantages and Disadvantages of FOSS
* Growth and Evolution of Open Source
* Software Freedom
* Open source Quiz
* Crossword puzzle
* Etc.

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