Issue No. 08 - August (1996 vol. 22)
<p><b>Abstract</b>—This note presents a model of smooth software system evolution. The model assumes constant effort per release and takes into account the growth of system complexity.</p>
Evolution, Lehman's laws, system size prediction, complexity measure, constant effort.
W. M. Turski, "Reference Model for Smooth Growth of Software Systems," in IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol. 22, no. , pp. 599-600, 1996.