Metrics Bibliography

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[ANSI/IEEE, 1984]. ANSI/IEEE Std 729-1983: Glossary of Software Engineering Terminology, IEEE, New York, New York, 1984.

[Albrecht and Gaffney, 1983]. A.J. Albrecht and J.E. Gaffney, "Software Function, Source Lines of Code, and Development Effort Prediction," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Vol. SE-9, No. 6, November 1983, pp. 639 - 647.

[Arthur, 1985]. L.J. Arthur, Measuring Programmer Productivity and Software Quality, John Wiley and Sons, New York, New York, 1985.

[Bailey et al., 1986]. E.K. Bailey, T.P. Frazier, and J.W. Bailey, A Descriptive Evaluation of Automated Software Cost Estimation Models, Institute for Defense Analysis Paper P-1979, Institute for Defense Analysis, Alexandria, Virginia, October 1986.

[Baker, 1991]. M.D. Baker, "Implementing an Initial Software Metrics Program," IEEE Proceedings of the National Aerospace and Electronics Conference, Vol. 3, pp. 1289 - 1294.

[Baker et al, 1990]. A. Baker, J. Bieman, N. Fenton, A. Melton, and R. Whitty, "A Philosophy of Software Measurement," Journal of Systems and Software, Vol. 12, No. 3, July 1990, pp. 277 - 281.

[Barnes and Swim, 1993]. G.M. Barnes and B.R. Swim, "Inheriting Software Metrics," Journal of Object-Oriented Programming, Vol. 6, No. 7, November/December 1993, pp. 27 - 34.

[Basili, 1980]. V. R. Basili, Editor, Tutorial on Models and Metrics for Software Management and Engineering, IEEE Computer Society Press (catalog number EHO-167-7), New York, New York, 1980.

[Basili and Reiter, 1979]. V. Basili and R. Reiter, "Evaluating Automatable Measures of Software Models," IEEE Workshop on Quantitative Software Models, Kiamesha, New York, 1979, pp. 107 - 116.

[Basili and Hutchens, 1983]. V.R. Basili and D.H. Hutchens, "An Empirical Study of a Syntactic Complexity Family," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Vol. SE-9, No. 6, November 1983, pp. 663 - 672.

[Basili et al., 1983]. V.R. Basili, R.W. Selby, Jr. and T.-Y. Phillips, "Metric Analysis and Data Validation Across FORTRAN Projects," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Vol. SE-9, No. 6, November 1983, pp. 652 - 663.

[Baumert, 1992]. J.H. Baumert, Software Measures and the Capability Maturity Model, CMU/SEI-92-TR-25, Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1992.

[Beane et al., 1984]. J. Beane, N. Giddings, and J. Silverman, "Quantifying Software Designs," Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Software Engineering, 1984, pp. 314 - 322.

[Behrens, 1983]. C.A. Behrens, "Measuring the Productivity of Computer Systems Development," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Vol. SE-9, No. 6, November 1983, pp. 648 - 651.

[Berard, 1983]. E.V. Berard, "Engineering Ada: Halstead's Metrics and Ada," Ada Letters, Vol. 3, No. 3, November/December 1983, pp. 33 - 44.

[Berard, 1984]. E.V. Berard, "Engineering Ada: Halstead's Metrics and Ada -- Part II," Ada Letters, Vol. 3, No. 5, March/April 1984, pp. 44 - 49.

[Berard, 1993]. E.V. Berard, Essays on Object-Oriented Software Engineering, Volume 1, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1993.

[Bieman et al, 1988]. J. Bieman, A. Baker, P. Clites, D. Gustafson, and A. Melton, "A Standard Representation of Imperative Language Programs for Data Collection and Software Measures Specification," Journal of Systems and Software, Vol. 8, No. 1, January 1988, pp. 13 - 37.

[Bieman and Schultz, 1989]. J. Bieman and J. Schultz, "Estimating the Number of Test Cases Required to Satisfy the All-Do-Paths Testing Criterion," Proceedings of the Software Testing and Verification Symposium, TAV3-SIGSOFT89, December 1989, pp. 179-186.

[Bieman and Ott, 1994]. J.M. Bieman and L.M. Ott, "Measuring Functional Cohesion," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Vol. 20, No. 8, August 1994, pp. 644 - 657.

[Boehm et al., 1980]. B.W. Boehm, J.R. Brown and M. Lipow, "Quantitative Evaluation of Software Quality," Tutorial on Models and Metrics for Software Management and Engineering, ed. V.R. Basili, IEEE Computer Society Press, Silver Spring, Maryland, 1980, pp. 218 - 231.

[Boehm, 1981]. B. W. Boehm, Software Engineering Economics, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1981.

[Bouldin, 1989]. B. Bouldin, "What Are You Measuring? Why Are You Measuring It?", Software Magazine, Vol. 9, No. 10, August 1989, pp. 30 - 39.

[Brooks, 1987]. F.P. Brooks, Jr., "Essence and Accidence of Software Engineering," IEEE Computer, Vol. 30, No. 4, April 1987.

[Calvano and McCall, 1985]. J.P. Calvano and J.A. McCall, "A Framework for the Measurement of Software Technology," Tutorial on Software Quality Assurance A Practical Approach, ed. T.S. Chow, IEEE Computer Society Press, New York, New York, 1985, pp. 46 - 52.

[Card et al., 1985]. D.N. Card, G.T. Page, and F.E. McGarry, "Criteria for Software Modularization," Proceedings of the IEEE Eighth International Conference on Software Engineering, August 1985, pp. 372 - 377.

[Card et al., 1986]. D.N. Card, V.E. Church, and W.W. Agresti, "An Empirical Study of Software Design Practices," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Vol. 12, No. 2, February 1986, pp. 264 - 271.

[Card and Agresti, 1988]. D.N. Card and W.W. Agresti, "Measuring Software Design Complexity," Journal of Systems and Software, Vol. 8, pp. 185 - 197.

[Card and Glass, 1990]. D.N. Card and R.L. Glass, Measuring Software Design Quality, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1990.

[Cherniavsky and Smith, 1991]. J.C. Cherniavsky and C.H. Smith, "On Weyuker's Axioms for Software Complexity Measures," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Vol. 17, No. 6, June 1991, pp. 636 - 638.

[Chidamber and Kemerer, 1991]. S.R. Chidamber and C.F. Kemerer, "Towards a Metrics Suite for Object-Oriented Design," OOPSLA '91 Conference Proceedings, Special Issue of SIGPLAN Notices, Vol. 26, No. 11, November 1991, pp. 197 - 211.

[Chidamber and Kemerer, 1994]. S.R. Chidamber and C.F. Kemerer, "A Metrics Suite for Object-Oriented Design," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Vol. 20, No. 6, June 1994, pp. 476 - 493.

[Conte et al., 1986]. S.D. Conte, H.E. Sunsmore, and V.Y. Shen, Software Engineering Metrics and Models, Benjamin/Cummings, Menlo Park, California, 1986.

[Curtis et al., 1981]. B. Curtis, S.B. Sheppard and P. Milliman, "Third Time Charm: Stronger Prediction of Performance by Software Complexity Measures," Tutorial on Programming Productivity: Issues for the Eighties, Edited by C. Jones, IEEE Computer Society Press, New York, New York, 1981, pp. 81 - 85.

[Dale and Van Der Zee, 1992]. C. Dale and H. Van Der Zee, "Software Productivity Metrics -- Who Needs Them?", Eurometrics '92 Proceedings, April 1992, pp. 31 - 43.

[Daskalantonakis, 1992] M.K. Daskalantonakis, "A Practical View of Software Measurement and Implementation Experiences Within Motorola," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Vol. 18, No. 11, November 1992, pp. 998 - 1010.

[Dreger, 1989]. J.B. Dreger, Function Point Analysis, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1989.

[Duhl and Damon, 1988]. J. Duhl and C. Damon, "A Performance Comparison of Object and Relational Databases Using the Sun Benchmark," OOPSLA '88 Conference Proceedings, Special Issue of SIGPLAN Notices, Vol. 23, No. 11, November 1988, pp. 153 - 163.

[Dunn, 1990]. R. H. Dunn, Software Quality: Concepts and Plans, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1990.

[Ejiogu, 1987]. L. O. Ejiogu, "The Critical Issues of Software Metrics, Part 0: Perspectives on Software Metrics," SIGPLAN Notices, Vol. 22, No. 3, March 1987, pp. 59 - 64.

[Ejiogu, 1991]. L.O. Ejiogu, Software Engineering With Formal Metrics, QED Technical Publishing Group, Boston, Massachusetts, 1991.

[Fenton, 1991]. N.E. Fenton, Software Metrics: A Rigorous Approach, Chapman and Hall, New York, New York, 1991.

[Fenton, 1994]. N. Fenton, "Software Measurement: A Necessary Scientific Basis," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Vol. 20, No. 3, March 1994, pp. 199 - 206.

[Fichman and Kermerer, 1992]. R. Fichman and C. Kermerer, "Object-Oriented and Conventional Analysis and Design Methodologies: Comparison and Critique," IEEE Computer, Vol. 25, No. 10, October 1992, pp. 20 - 39.

[Gilb, 1977]. T. Gilb, Software Metrics, Winthrop Publishers, Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1977.

[Gill and Kemerer, 1991]. G.K. Gill and C.F. Kemerer, "Cyclomatic Complexity Density and Software Maintenance Productivity," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Vol. 17, No. 12, December 1991, pp. 1284 - 1288.

[Goodman, 1992]. P. Goodman, "Implementing Software Metrics Programmes: A Project-Based Approach," Eurometrics '92 Proceedings, April 1992, pp. 147 - 151.

[Gotterbarn, 1991]. D. Gotterbarn, "A Distributed Compilation Environment -- Lessons Learned," Proceedings of the Ninth Annual National Conference on Ada Technology, March 4-7, 1991, pp. 120 - 127.

[Grady, 1992]. R.B. Grady, Practical Software Metrics for Project Management and Process Improvement, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1992.

[Grady, 1994]. R.B. Grady, "Successfully Applying Software Metrics," IEEE Computer, Vol. 27, No. 9, September 1994, pp. 18 - 25.

[Grady and Caswell, 1987]. R.B. Grady and D.L. Caswell, Software Metrics: Establishing a Company-Wide Program, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1987.

[Halstead, 1977]. M.H. Halstead, Elements of Software Science, Elsevier, North-Holland, New York, 1977.

[Harrison et al., 1982]. W. Harrison, K. Magel, R. Kluczny, and A. DeKock, "Applying Software Complexity Metrics to Program Maintenance," IEEE Computer, Vol. 15, No. 9, September 1982, pp. 65 - 79.

[Henderson-Sellers, 1992]. B. Henderson-Sellers, "Modularization and McCabe's Cyclomatic Complexity," Communications of the ACM, Vol. 35, No. 12, December 1992, pp. 17 - 19.

[Henry and Kafura, 1984]. S. Henry and D. Kafura, "The Evaluation of Software Systems' Structure Using Quantitative Software Metrics," Software--Practice and Experience, Vol. 14, No. 6, June 1984, pp. 561 - 573.

[Hetzel, 1993]. B. Hetzel, Making Software Measurement Work: Building an Effective Measurement Program, QED Technical Publishing Group, Boston, Massachusetts, 1993.

[Horgan et al., 1994]. J.K. Horgan, S. London, and M.R. Lyn, "Achieving Software Quality With Testing Coverage Measures," IEEE Computer, Vol. 27, No. 9, September 1994, pp. 60 - 69.

[Hufnagel and Brown, 1989]. S.P. Hufnagel and J.C. Brown, "Performance Properties of Vertically Partitioned Object-Oriented Systems," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Vol. 15, No. 8, August 1989, pp. 935 - 946.

[Jenson and Bartley, 1991]. R. Jenson and J. Bartley, "Parametric Estimation of Programming Effort: An Object-Oriented Model," Journal of Systems and Software, Vol. 15, 1992, pp. 107 - 114.

[Jones, 1978]. T.C. Jones, "Measuring Programming Quality and Productivity," IBM Systems Journal, Vol. 17, No. 1, 1978, pp. 39 - 63.

[Jones, 1986]. C. Jones, Programming Productivity, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, New York, 1986.

[Jones, 1991]. C. Jones, Applied Software Measurement: Assuring Productivity and Quality, McGraw-Hill, Inc., New York, New York, 1991.

[Kemerer and Porter, 1992]. C.F. Kemerer and B.S. Porter, "Improving the Reliability of Function Point Measurement: An Empirical Study," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Vol. 18, No. 11, November 1992, pp. 1011 - 1024.

[Keyes, 1992]. J. Keyes, "New Metrics Needed for New Generation," Software Magazine, Vol. 12, No. 6, May 1992, pp. 42 - 56.

[Khoshgoftaar and Oman, 1994]. T.M. Khoshgoftaar and P. Oman, "Software Metrics: Charting the Course," IEEE Computer, Vol. 27, No. 9, September 1994, pp. 13 - 15.

[Kolewe, 1993]. R. Kolewe, "Metrics in Object-Oriented Design and Programming," Software Development, Vol. 1, No. 4, October 1993, pp. 53 - 62.

[Lanning and Khoshgoftaar, 1994]. D.L. Lanning and T.M. Khoshgoftaar, "Modeling the Relationship Between Source Code Complexity and Maintenance Difficulty," IEEE Computer, Vol. 27, No. 9, September 1994, pp. 35 - 40.

[Laranjeira, 1990]. L. Laranjeira, "Software Size Estimation of Object-Oriented Systems," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Vol. 16, No. 5, May 1990, pp. 510 - 522.

[Li and Henry, 1993]. W. Li and S. Henry, "Maintenance Metrics for the Object-Oriented Paradigm," Proceedings of the First International Software Metrics Symposium, Baltimore, Maryland, 1993, pp. 52 - 60.

[Li et al., 1991]. W. Li, S. Henry and C. Selig, "Measuring Ada Design to Predict Maintainability," Proceedings of the Ninth Annual National Conference on Ada Technology, March 4-7, 1991, pp. 107 - 113.

[Lieberherr and Holland, 1989]. K.J. Liberherr and I.M. Holland, "Assuring Good Style for Object-Oriented Programs," IEEE Software, Vol. 6, No. 5, September 1989, pp. 38 - 48.

[Lieberherr and Riel, 1988]. K.J. Liberherr and A.J. Riel, "Demeter: a CASE Study of Software Growth Through Parameterized Classes," Journal of Object-Oriented Programming, Vol. 1, No. 3, August/September 1988, pp. 8 - 22.

[Lohse and Zweben, 1984]. J.B. Lohse and S.H. Zweben, "Experimental Evaluation of Software Design Principles: An Investigation Into the Effect of Module Coupling on System Modifiability," Journal of Systems and Software, Vol. 4, No. 4, November 1984, pp. 301 - 308.

[Londeix, 1987]. B. Londeix, Cost Estimation for Software Development, Addison Wesley, Reading, Massachusetts, 1987.

[Lorenz and Kidd, 1994]. M. Lorenz and J. Kidd, Object-Oriented Software Metrics, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1994.

[McCabe, 1976]. T.J. McCabe, "A Complexity Measure," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Vol. SE-2, No. 4, October 1976, pp. 243 - 245.

[McCall et al., 1985]. J. McCall, D. Markham, M. Stosick and R. McGindly, "The Automated Measurement of Software Quality," Tutorial on Software Quality Assurance A Practical Approach, ed. T.S. Chow, IEEE Computer Society Press, New York, New York, 1985, pp. 388 - 394.

[Miller, 1956]. G. A. Miller, "The Magical Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two: Some Limits on our Capacity for Processing Information," The Psychological Review, Vol. 63, No. 2, March 1956, pp. 81 - 97. Reprinted in [Yourdon, 1982], pp. 443 - 460.

[Möller and Paulish, 1993]. K.H. Möller and D.J. Paulish, Software Metrics: A Practitioner's Guide to Improved Product Development, Chapman and Hall, London, United Kingdom, 1993.

[Myers, 1975]. G. J. Myers, Reliable Software through Composite Design, Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, New York, New York, 1975.

[Paige, 1985] M. Paige, "A Metric for Software Test Planning," Tutorial on Software Quality Assurance Practical Approach, Edited by T.S. Chow, IEEE Computer Society Press, New York, New York, 1985, pp. 70-75.

[Paulish and Carleton, 1994]. D.J. Paulish and A.D. Carleton, "Case Studies of Software-Process-Improvement Measurement," IEEE Computer, Vol. 27, No. 9, September 1994, pp. 50 - 57.

[Pfleeger et al., 1994]. S.L Pfleeger, N. Fenton, and S. Page, "Evaluating Software Engineering Standards," IEEE Computer, Vol. 27, No. 9, September 1994, pp. 71 - 79.

[Pfleeger and Palmer, 1990]. S.L. Pfleeger and J.D. Palmer, "Software Estimation for Object Oriented Systems," Fall International Function Point Users Group Conference, San Antonio, Texas, October 1-4, 1990, pp. 181 - 196.

[Pfleeger and Fitzgerald, 1991]. S.L. Pfleeger and J.C. Fitzgerald, Jr., "A Software Metrics Database: Support for Analysis and Decision-Making," Proceedings of the Ninth Annual National Conference on Ada Technology, March 4-7, 1991, pp. 114 - 119.

[Putnam and Myers, 1992]. L. Putnam and W. Myers, Measures for Excellence: Reliable Software on Time, Within Budget, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1992.

[Rains, 1991]. E. Rains, "Function Points In an Ada Object-Oriented Design?", OOPS Messenger, Vol. 2, No. 4, October 1991, pp. 23 - 25.

[St. Dennis et al., 1986]. R. St. Dennis, P. Stachour, E. Frankowski, E. Onuegbe, "Measurable Characteristics of Reusable Ada Software," Ada Letters, Vol. VI, No. 2, pp. 41 - 50.

[Stark et al., 1994]. G. Stark, R.C. Durst, and C.W. Vowell, "Using Metrics In Management Decision Making," IEEE Computer, Vol. 27, No. 9, September 1994, pp. 42 - 48.

[Symons, 1991]. C.R. Symons, Software Sizing and Estimating: Mk II FPA, John Wiley and Sons, New York, New York, 1991.

[Troy and Zweben, 1981]. D.A. Troy and S.H. Zweben, "Measuring the Quality of Structured Designs," Journal of Systems and Software, Vol. 2, No. 2, June 1981, pp. 113 - 120.

[Weller, 1994]. E.F. Weller, "Using Metrics to Manage Software Projects," IEEE Computer, Vol. 27, No. 9, September 1994, pp. 27 - 33.

[Weyuker, 1988]. E. Weyuker, "Evaluating Software Complexity Measures," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Vol. 14, No. 9, September 1988, pp. 1357 - 1365.

[Whitmire, 1994]. S.A. Whitmire, "Object-Oriented Measurement of Software," The Encyclopedia of Software Engineering, Volume 2, J.J. Marciniak, Editor, John Wiley and Sons, New York, New York, 1994, pp. 737 - 739.

[Wild, 1991]. F.H. Wild, III, "Managing Class Coupling," Unix Review, Vol. 9, No. 10, October 1991, pp. 45 - 47.

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