Metrics for Concept-Oriented Knowledge Bases

  title={Metrics for Concept-Oriented Knowledge Bases},
  author={Timothy Lethbridge},
  journal={International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering},
Metrics are widely researched and used in software engineering; however there is little analogous work in the field of knowledge engineering. In other words, there are no widely-known metrics that the developers of knowledge bases can use to monitor and improve their work. In this paper we adapt the GQM (Goals-Questions-Metrics ) methodology that is used to select and develop software metrics. We use the methodology to develop a series of metrics that measure the size and complexity of concept… CONTINUE READING

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