2.Development and Evolution of Information Society

Outline Periods
Look back on the history of FLOSS (Free/Libre/Open-Source Software) which has been supporting the growth and development of information society in Japan, and look into how it is utilized in current Japanese society. Examine the details of the situation in which FLOSS was first introduced in Japan in the 1990s and 2000s, that has not been explicitly documented so far, and clarify the way it is currently utilized by focusing on case studies.