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Mechanisms for data interpretation of metrics for OO systems.

Li-Thiao-Te, Philippe, Kennedy, Jessie and Owens, John (1998) Mechanisms for data interpretation of metrics for OO systems. In: TOOLS 1997: 24th International Conference on Technology of Object-Oriented Languages and Systems, TOOLS Asia '97. Technology of Object-Oriented Languages. TOOLS (24). IEEE Computer Society Press, Los Alamitos, California, United States, pp. 221-231. ISBN 08186-85514 & 978-0818685514

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Abstract/Description

A major criticism of metrics for object-oriented
systems design has been their lack in
generating meaningful feedback information.
This paper proposes a data interpretation
method based on visualisation of results
obtained from the method redefinition metric
set. The method encompasses an "alarmer"
technique for identifying suspected design
problems occurring under certain conditions.
We demonstrate how the method provides a
mechanism for metric result interpretation,
design problem identification and design
decision deduction.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 08186-85514 & 978-0818685514
Additional Information: Paper presented at 24th International Conference on Technology of Object-Oriented Languages and Systems, TOOLS 1997, September 1997, Beijing, China.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Object oriented programming; Visualisation; Metrics; Method redefinition metric sets; Applications; Metric problem identification; Design problem identification;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 005 Computer programming, programs & data
Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Item ID: 2976
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 12 Nov 2009 16:50
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2014 12:28
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/2976

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