Design Effort Estimation using Complexity metrics

Salman, Nael
Doğru, Ali Hikmet
Component-oriented software development is a new trend and is becoming very popular these days. In addition to requiring a different development approach, the new orientation also requires a different metrics approach. A set of metrics for Component Oriented Software Engineering was first introduced in previous research. These metrics set were used to measure the quality of component-oriented software designs. The impact of these metrics on design effort is investigated in this paper. A statistical model is developed based on nine projects that carried out component-oriented software development. Design effort is expressed as a junction of a subset of the complexity metrics.
Journal of Integrated Design and Process Sciences


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N. Salman and A. H. Doğru, “Design Effort Estimation using Complexity metrics,” Journal of Integrated Design and Process Sciences, pp. 83–88, 2004, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: