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Package cohesion metric for object oriented systems

Hussain, Syed Manzoor (2005) Package cohesion metric for object oriented systems. Masters thesis, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals.

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Software Metrics can help a great deal to understand measure, analyze, control and improve software product and process attributes. Given the importance of object-oriented development techniques, one specific area where this has occurred is cohesion measurement in object-oriented systems. But the research on cohesion has only been limited at the class level, whereas the cohesion at the package level is also of utmost importance. Designing cohesive packages means creating packages that offer coarse-grained, yet much focused behaviors. In this thesis we present new package cohesion metrics that we have developed and implemented and also we will discuss the only other package cohesion metric that we have found in the literature, the component cohesion metric by Giancarlo et al, which we have also implemented using the connection criteria that we have come up with in our research. The results of the two metrics are then discussed.



Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Date:December 2005
Date Type:Completion
Subjects:Computer
Divisions:College Of Computer Sciences and Engineering > Information and Computer Science Dept
Creators:Hussain, Syed Manzoor
Committee Advisor:Al-Ghamdi, Jarallah Saleh
Committee Members:Rao, M. R. K. Krishna and Ahmed, Moataz A.
ID Code:10542
Deposited By:KFUPM ePrints Admin
Deposited On:22 Jun 2008 17:07
Last Modified:30 Apr 2011 15:36

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