Data scientist studying open online commmunities & open collaboration.
Felipe Ortega is researcher at the Dept. of Statistics and Operations Research of University Rey Juan Carlos, (Madrid, Spain), since October 2012. From November 2007, he worked as researcher and project manager in GSyC/Libresoft, a research group also at URJC, focused on the analysis of open source software and other open online communities like Wikipedia. He is also part-time Associate Professor at University Alfonso X El Sabio, teaching courses in the Information and Communication Technologies Department.
His work is currently focused on 3 main areas:
- Open online communities and open collaboration, specially those involving millions of users connected by Internet. In particular, he is specialized in the analysis of Wikipedia and FLOSS (Free/Libre/Open Source Software) from a quantitative perspective.
- Data analysis using R, GNU/Linux, Python, relational and non-relational databases, multi-core computing and other tools to deal with complex data sets.
- Practice of Pedagogy and using ICT in learning, focusing on its applications for teaching about FLOSS (Free/Libre/Open Source Software) and open collaboration. He is interested in Constructionist Learning and b-learning.
The aim of this website is to collect information related to my research work and technical interests that may be also useful to other people.