An empirical investigation of the impact of the object-oriented paradigm on the maintainability of real-world mission-critical software

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Empirical evidence for the maintainability of object-oriented systems is far from conclusive, partly due to the lack of representativeness of the subjects and systems used in earlier studies. We empirically examined this issue for mission-critical software that was currently operational and maintained by software professionals. Two functionally equivalent… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jss.2004.11.004

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@article{Lim2005AnEI, title={An empirical investigation of the impact of the object-oriented paradigm on the maintainability of real-world mission-critical software}, author={Joa Sang Lim and Seung Ryul Jeong and Stephen R. Schach}, journal={Journal of Systems and Software}, year={2005}, volume={77}, pages={131-138} }