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A Metric Tool for Predicting Source Code Quality from a PDL Design

Henry, Sallie M. and Selig, Calvin (1987) A Metric Tool for Predicting Source Code Quality from a PDL Design. Technical Report TR-87-23, Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

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The software crisis has increased the demand for automated tools to assist software developers in the production of quality software. Quality metrics have given software developers a tool to measure software quality. These measurements, however, are available only after the software has been produced. Due to high cost, software managers are reluctant, to redesign and reimplement low quality software. Ideally, a life cycle which allows early measurement of software quality is a necessary ingredient to solving the software crisis. This paper describes an automated tool for predicting software quality at design time.

Item Type:Departmental Technical Report
Subjects:Computer Science > Historical Collection(Till Dec 2001)
ID Code:71
Deposited By:User autouser
Deposited On:10 December 2005