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Issue No. 11 - November (2004 vol. 30)
ISSN: 0098-5589
pp: 826-832
Yong Rae Kwon , IEEE Computer Society
ABSTRACT
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.
INDEX TERMS
Cohesion, object-oriented design, metrics/measurement.
CITATION
Yong Rae Kwon, Heung Seok Chae, Doo Hwan Bae, "Improving Cohesion Metrics for Classes by Considering Dependent Instance Variables", IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol. 30, no. , pp. 826-832, November 2004, doi:10.1109/TSE.2004.88
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