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A Taxonomy for the Evaluation of Computer Documentation

Stevens, K. Todd and Arthur, James D. and Nance, Richard E. (1988) A Taxonomy for the Evaluation of Computer Documentation. Technical Report TR-88-38, Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

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The evaluation of software documentation is a key issue in the more general framework of evaluating products of a software development process. The research described in this report focuses on (1) a general taxonomy of document characteristics that support an assessment of documentation adequacy, and (2) the refining of the general evaluation taxonomy to a specific application, namely, the Automated Design Description System (ADDS).

Item Type:Departmental Technical Report
Subjects:Computer Science > Historical Collection(Till Dec 2001)
ID Code:123
Deposited By:User autouser
Deposited On:05 December 2001