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A Qualitative Justification for a Measure of Program Clarity
March 1979 (vol. 5 no. 2)
pp. 121-128
R.D. Gordon, Digital Systems Research Department, Bell Laboratories
Several measures of program clarity have been proposed which attempt to assess the clauity of a program as a function of easily measured properties of the code. Such measures include the number of variables or statements, or the density of GO TO's.
Index Terms:
software science, Program clarity, software complexity, software measurement
Citation:
R.D. Gordon, "A Qualitative Justification for a Measure of Program Clarity," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 121-128, March 1979, doi:10.1109/TSE.1979.234168
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