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Software Metrics, IEEE International Symposium on (1998)
Bethesda, Maryland
Mar. 20, 1998 to Mar. 21, 1998
ISBN: 0-8186-9201-4
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction (PDF)

pp. viii
Keynote Address:
Session 1A: Architectural Metrics

Using Metrics to Identify Design Patterns in Object-Oriented Software (Abstract)

R. Fiutem , Istituto per la Ricerca Scientifica e Tecnologica
G. Antoniol , Istituto per la Ricerca Scientifica e Tecnologica
L. Cristoforetti , Istituto per la Ricerca Scientifica e Tecnologica
pp. 23
Session 2A: Software Process Improvement

Cost Implications of Interrater Agreement for Software Process Assessments (Abstract)

Khaled El Emam , Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering
Eric Jacquet , Sanofi Pharma
Sonia Rousseau , Sanofi Pharma
pp. 38

Measuring the Impacts Individual Process Maturity Attributes Have on Software Products (Abstract)

Steve Burke , Computer Sciences Corporation
Bill Decker , Computer Sciences Corporation
Frank McGarry , Computer Sciences Corporation
pp. 52

The Internal Consistency of the ISO/IEC 15504 Software Process Capability Scale (Abstract)

Khaled El Emam , Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering
pp. 72
Session 2B: New and Novel ? Short Presentations

On Evidence Supporting the FEAST Hypothesis and the Laws of Software Evolution (Abstract)

J. F. Ramil , Imperial College
M.M. Lehman , Imperial College
D.E. Perry , Lucent Technologies
pp. 84

A Metric Suite for a Team PSP (Abstract)

Maurizio Morisio , Politecnico di Torino
David Escala , Universitat Polit?cnica de Catalunya
pp. 89
Session 3A: Error Models and Measures

Experimenting with Error Abstraction in Requirements Documents (Abstract)

Forrest Shull , University of Maryland
Filippo Lanubile , University of Bari
Victor R. Basili , University of Maryland
pp. 114

Evaluating the Usefulness and the Ease of Use of a Web-based Inspection Data Collection Tool (Abstract)

Oliver Laitenberger , Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering
Horst M. Dreyer , Mummert and Partner
pp. 122
Session 3B: State of the Art Reports

A Metrics Framework for Multimedia Creation (Abstract)

A.J.C. Cowderoy , The Multimedia House of Quality
A.J.M. Donaldson , Center for MultiMedia Quality
J.O. Jenkins , City University and Middlesex University
pp. 144
Session 4A: Object-Oriented Measures

Coupling Metrics for Object-Oriented Design (Abstract)

S. Counsell , University of Southampton
R. Harrison , University of Southampton
R. Nithi , University of Southampton
pp. 150

A Cohesion Measure for Classes in Object-Oriented SystemsYong Rae Kwon (Abstract)

Heung Seok Chae , Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
pp. 158

Definition and Experimental Evaluation of Function Points for Object-Oriented Systems (Abstract)

G. Caldiera , PricewaterhouseCoopers
C. Lokan , Australian Defence Force Academy
R. Fiutem , ITC-IRST
G. Antoniol , ITC-IRST
pp. 167
Session 4B: State of the Art Reports
Session 5A: Program Management Measures

Software Metrics Decision Support System (Abstract)

John E. Gaffney Jr , Lockheed Martin
James O. Chinnis Jr , Decision Science Associates, Inc
Jacob W. Ulvila , Decision Science Associates, Inc
pp. 184

Directing Software Development Projects with Product Metrics (Abstract)

Paul Oman , University of Idaho
Jack Hagemeister , University of Idaho
Ambika Baburaj , University of Idaho
Gerald Atkinson , Microsoft Corporation
pp. 193
Session 5B: Formal Models

Applying Software Metrics to Formal Specifications: A Cognitive Approach (Abstract)

Martin Loomes , University of Hertfordshire
Diana Kornbrot , University of Hertfordshire
pp. 216

An Integrated Process and Product Model (Abstract)

Norman F. Schneidewind , Naval Postgraduate School
pp. 224
Session 6A: Testing Measures

A Comprehensive Empirical Validation of Design Measures for Object-Oriented Systems (Abstract)

Victor Porter , IBM Perth
Jürgen Wüst , Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering
Lionel C. Briand , Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering
John Daly , Hewlett Packard Ltd
pp. 246

On the Validation of Relative Test Complexity for Object-Oriented Code (Abstract)

Jianqiang Zhuo , Microsoft Corporation
Sujay Sahni , Microsoft Corporation
Paul W. Oman , University of Idaho
Ramkumar Pichai , Microsoft Corporation
pp. 258

Inferring Change Effort from Configuration Management Databases (Abstract)

Todd L. Graves , National Institute of Statistical Sciences and Bell Laboratories
Audris Mockus , Bell Laboratories
pp. 267
Session 6B: State of the Art Reports ? Industrial Practices
Concluding Panel

Index of Authors (PDF)

pp. 276
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