Towards a consistent terminology for software measurement

  title={Towards a consistent terminology for software measurement},
  author={F{\'e}lix Garc{\'i}a and Manuel F. Bertoa and Coral Calero and Antonio Vallecillo and Francisco Ruiz and Mario Piattini and Marcela Genero},
  journal={Information & Software Technology},
Although software measurement plays an increasingly important role in Software Engineering, there is no consensus yet on many of the concepts and terminology used in this field. Even worse, vocabulary conflicts and inconsistencies can be frequently found amongst the many sources and references commonly used by software measurement researchers and practitioners. This article presents an analysis of the current situation, and provides a comparison framework that can be used to identify and… CONTINUE READING
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