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Dear Brigitte,
thank you for your interest in the work done in the Software Source Code
Identification Working Group, that led to the report you mention.
Morane Gruenpeter, from my organization, did the heavy lifting of structuring
and coordinating this effort: she is in Cc: of this mail, and I am sure she
will be delighted to give a lightning talk.
I take this occasion to attract your attention to these other works that
you might find interesting:
– Pierre Alliez, Roberto Di Cosmo, Benjamin Guedj, Alain Girault, Mohand-Said Hacid, Arnaud Legrand, Nicolas Rougier
Attributing and Referencing (Research) Software: Best Practices and Outlook From Inria
Computing in Science Engineering, 22 (1), pp. 39-52, 2020, ISSN: 1558-366X
Green open access:
– Roberto Di Cosmo, Jose Benito Gonzalez Lopez, Jean-François Abramatic et al.
Scholarly Infrastructures for Research Software
Report from the EOSC SIRS working group
European Commission. Directorate General for Research and Innovation., 2020, ISBN: 978-92-76-25568-0
All the best

Roberto Di Cosmo
Computer Science Professor
(on leave at INRIA from IRIF/Université de Paris)
Software Heritage
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