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Analysis of the Effects of Software Reuse on Customer Satisfaction in an RPG Environment
May 2001 (vol. 27 no. 5)
pp. 473-479

Abstract—This paper reports on an empirical research based on two software products. The research goal is to ascertain the impact of the adoption of a reuse policy on customer satisfaction. The results show that when a systematic reuse policy is implemented, such as the adoption of a domain specific library, 1) reuse is significantly positively correlated with customer satisfaction and 2) there is a significant increase in customer satisfaction. The results have been extended to the underlying populations, supposed normal.

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Index Terms:
Software reuse, domain library, software metrics, empirical software engineering.
Giancarlo Succi, Luigi Benedicenti, Tullio Vernazza, "Analysis of the Effects of Software Reuse on Customer Satisfaction in an RPG Environment," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol. 27, no. 5, pp. 473-479, May 2001, doi:10.1109/32.922717
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