Issue No.08 - August (1985 vol.11)
D.H. Hutchens , Department of Computer Science, Clemson University
This paper examines the use of cluster analysis as a tool for system modularization. Several clustering techniques are discussed and used on two medium-size systems and a group of small projects. The small projects are presented because they provide examples (that will fit into a paper) of certain types of phenomena. Data bindings between the routines of the system provide the basis for the bindings. It appears that the clustering of data bindings provides a meaningful view of system modularization.
system structure, Cluster, coupling, data binding, module, measurement
D.H. Hutchens, V.R. Basili, "System Structure Analysis: Clustering with Data Bindings", IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol.11, no. 8, pp. 749-757, August 1985, doi:10.1109/TSE.1985.232524