Issue No.02 - March (1979 vol.5)
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.
software science, Program clarity, software complexity, software measurement
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