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Improving Cohesion Metrics for Classes by Considering Dependent Instance Variables
November 2004 (vol. 30 no. 11)
pp. 826-832
Yong Rae Kwon, IEEE Computer Society
The existing cohesion metrics for classes do not consider the characteristics of dependent instance variables that are commonly used in a class and, thus, do not properly reflect the cohesiveness of the class. This paper presents an approach for improving the cohesion metrics by considering the characteristics of the dependent instance variables in an object-oriented program.

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Index Terms:
Cohesion, object-oriented design, metrics/measurement.
Heung Seok Chae, Yong Rae Kwon, Doo Hwan Bae, "Improving Cohesion Metrics for Classes by Considering Dependent Instance Variables," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol. 30, no. 11, pp. 826-832, Nov. 2004, doi:10.1109/TSE.2004.88
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