Chidamber and Kemerer's Metrics Suite: A Measurement Theory Perspective

  title={Chidamber and Kemerer's Metrics Suite: A Measurement Theory Perspective},
  author={Martin Hitz and Behzad Montazeri},
  journal={IEEE Trans. Software Eng.},
The metrics suite for object-oriented design put forw ard by Chidamber and K emerer [8] is partly e valuated by applying principles of measurement theory . Using the object coupling measure (CBO) as an e xample, it is sho wn that failing to establish a sound empirical relation system can lead to deficiencies of software metrics. Similarly , for the object-oriented cohesion measure (LCOM) it is pointed out that the issue of empirical testing the representation condition must not be ignored, e… CONTINUE READING
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