UDC 004.81

Applicability of Weyuker’s Properties on OO Metrics: Some Misunderstandings

Sanjay Misra1 and Ibrahim Akman1

  1. Faculty of Engineering, Department of Computer Engineering Atilim University


Weyuker properties have been suggested as a guiding tool in identification of a good and comprehensive complexity measure by several researchers. Weyuker’s proposed nine properties to evaluate complexity measure for traditional programming. However, they are extensively used for evaluating object-oriented (OO) metrics, although the object-oriented features are entirely different in nature. In this paper, two recently reported OO metrics were evaluated and, based on it; the usefulness and relevance of these properties for evaluation purpose for object-oriented systems is discussed.

Key words

software complexity measures; weyuker's properties; evaluation criteria; object oriented metrics

Publication information

Volume 5, Issue 1 (Jun 2008)
Year of Publication: 2008
ISSN: 1820-0214 (Print) 2406-1018 (Online)
Publisher: ComSIS Consortium

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Misra, S., Akman, I.: Applicability of Weyuker’s Properties on OO Metrics: Some Misunderstandings. Computer Science and Information Systems, Vol. 5, No. 1, 17-24. (2008)