Validation of Structure Metrics: A Case Study

Klaas van den Berg, P.M. van den Broek, G.M. van Petersen

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    Abstract

    This paper presents a framework for the validation of axiomatic structure metrics. In a case study, the comprehensibility of type expressions in the functional programming language Miranda has been investigated. A structure metric for the comprehensibility of type expressions has been developed together with internal and external axioms. This structure metric has been validated experimentally. The calibrated metric function results in a good prediction of the comprehensibility.
    Original languageUndefined
    Pages (from-to)-
    Number of pages15
    JournalMemoranda informatica
    Volume92
    Issue number58
    Publication statusPublished - Aug 1992

    Keywords

    • IR-64348
    • EWI-11070
    • SE-SMM: Software Measurement and Metrics
    • METIS-121626

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