A Method for Measuring the Size of a Component-Based System Specification

@article{Wijayasiriwardhane2008AMF,
  title={A Method for Measuring the Size of a Component-Based System Specification},
  author={Thareendhra Wijayasiriwardhane and Richard Lai},
  journal={2008 The Eighth International Conference on Quality Software},
  year={2008},
  pages={329-337}
}
The system-level size measures are particularly important in software project management as tasks such as planning and estimating the cost and schedule of software development can be performed more effectively when a size estimate of the entire system is available. However, due to the black-box nature of components, traditional software measures are not adequate as system-level measures for component-based systems (CBS). Thus, if a system-level size is required, alternate measures should be… CONTINUE READING