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

    A framework for the validation of axiomatic structure metrics is presented. 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
    Title of host publicationFirst International Software Metrics Symposium
    Place of PublicationWashington, USA
    PublisherIEEE
    Pages92-99
    Number of pages8
    ISBN (Print)0818637404
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - May 1993

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    Keywords

    • IR-19351
    • METIS-119874
    • SE-SMM: Software Measurement and Metrics
    • EWI-10096

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    van den Berg, K., van den Broek, P. M., & van Petersen, G. M. (1993). Validation of Structure Metrics: A Case Study. In First International Software Metrics Symposium (pp. 92-99). Washington, USA: IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/METRIC.1993.263797