The conceptual cohesion of classes

  title={The conceptual cohesion of classes},
  author={Andrian Marcus and Denys Poshyvanyk},
  journal={21st IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance (ICSM'05)},
While often defined in informal ways, software cohesion reflects important properties of modules in a software system. Cohesion measurement has been used for quality assessment, fault proneness prediction, software modularization, etc. Existing approaches to cohesion measurement in object-oriented software are largely based on the structural information of the source code, such as attribute references in methods. These measures reflect particular interpretations of cohesion and try to capture… CONTINUE READING
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