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An Analysis of Some Commercial PL/I Programs
June 1976 (vol. 2 no. 2)
pp. 113-120
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.
Index Terms:
software economics, Computer program analysis, program complexity, program readability, program size, programmer discipline, programming language usage
Citation:
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
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