Issue No.02 - June (1976 vol.2)
J.L. Elshoff , Computer Science Department, General Motors Research Laboratories
The source code for 120 production PL/I programs from several General Motors' commercial computing installations has been collected. The programs have been scanned both manually and automatically. Some data from the scanning process are presented and interpreted.
software economics, Computer program analysis, program complexity, program readability, program size, programmer discipline, programming language usage
J.L. Elshoff, "An Analysis of Some Commercial PL/I Programs", IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol.2, no. 2, pp. 113-120, June 1976, doi:10.1109/TSE.1976.233538