Bruce Lowther

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Software metrics have been much criticized in the last few years, sometimes justly but more often unjustly, because critics misunderstand the intent behind the technology. Software complexity metrics, for example, rarely measure the "inherent complexity" embedded in software systems, but they do a very good job of comparing the relative complexity of one(More)
Useful software usually changes over t ime . As code changes for what ever reason maintenance engineers most often at tempt t o keep the quality of it f rom degrading. But without means of measuring the quality or maintainability of the code, their efforts are dependent upon their e q e d knowledge t o decide if the code is an “good” shape or zf it needs(More)
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