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Control/Data Flow Measures

Control Flow Measures

  1. Baker, A.L.; Zweben, S.H.: A Comparison of Measures of Control Flow Complexity. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, 6(1980)6, pp. 506-512
  2. Balcàzar, J., L.; Diaz, J.; Gabarrò, J.: Structural Comlexity I. Springer Publ., 1995
  3. Binder, L.H.; Poore, J.H.: Field Experiments With Local Software Quality Metrics. Software -- Practice and Experience, 20(1990)7, pp. 631-647
  4. Cantone, G.; Cimitile, A.; Sansone, L.: Complexity in Program Schemes: The Characteristic Polynomial. SIGPLAN Notices, 18(1983)3, pp. 22-30
  5. Chapin, N,; Denniston, S.P.: Characteristics of a Structured Program . SIGPLAN Notices, 13(1978)5, pp. 36-45
  6. Chen, E.T.: Program Complexity and Programmer Productivity. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, 4(1978)3, pp. 187-194
  7. Evangelist, W.M.: Software Copmplexity Metric Sensitivity to Program Structuring Rules. The Journal of Systems and Software, 3(1983), pp. 231-243
  8. Fenton, N. E.; Pfleeger, S. L.: Software Metrics - a rigorous and practical approach. Thompson Publ., 1997
  9. Fenton, N.E.; Whitty, R.W.: Program Structure: Some New Characterisations. Journal of Computer and System Science, 43(1991)3, pp. 467-483
  10. Fitzsimmons, A.; Love, T.: A Review And Evaluation Of Software Science. Tutorial -- Programming Productivity: Issues for the Eighties, IEEE Computer Society, ISBN 0-8186-0681-9, 1986, pp. 45-60
  11. Forgacs, I.: Using Dependence Graphs for Software Quality. The Software QA, 1(1994)1, Baverton, OR, pp. 18-25
  12. Howatt, J.W.; Baker, A.L.: Rigorous Definition and Analysis of Program Complexity Measures: An Example Using Nesting. The Journal of Systems and Software, 10(1989)2, pp. 139-150
  13. Hecht, M.S.: Flow Analysis of Computer Programs. Elsevier Publisher, New York, 1977
  14. Jayaprakash, S.; Lakeshaman, K.S.; Sinha, P.K.: MEBOW: A Comprehensive Measure of Control Flow Complexity. Proceedings of the COMPSAC, Tokyo, October 7-9, 1987, pp. 238-244
  15. Mennert, A.: Measuring Control Flow Complexity for Software Development. Technical Report, Siemens, Princeton, New Jersey, 1991
  16. Möller, K. H.; Paulish, D. J.: Software Metrics – A Practitioner’s Guide to Improved Product Development. Chapman Hall, London, 1993
  17. Munson, J. C.: Software Engineering Measurement. Auerbach Publ., CRC Press, 2003
  18. Piwowarski, P.: A Nesting Level Complexity Measure. SIGPLAN Notices, 17(1982)9, pp. 44-50
  19. Prather, R.E.: Hierarchical Software Metrics. Tutorial on the Second International Confernce on Software Quality, Research Triangle Park, NC, October 1992
  20. Robillard, P.N.; Simoneau, M.: A New Control Flow Representation.Proceedings of the 15th COMPSAC, Tokyo, September 11-13, 1991, pp. 225-230
  21. Robillard, P.N.; Simoneau, M.: Iconic Control Graph Representation. Research Report, 18 p., Ecole Polytechnique Montreal, 1992
  22. Woodward, M.R.; Hennell, M.A.; Hedley, D.: A Measure of Control Flow Complexity in Program Text. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, 5(1979)1, pp. 45-50


    Data Flow Measures

  23. Dhamdhere, D.M.; Khedker, U.P.: Complexity of Bidirectional Data Flow Analysis. ACM Symposium on Principles of Programming Languages, Charleston, January 10-13, 1993, pp. 397-408
  24. Mock, M.; Atkinson, D.; Chambers, C.; Eggers, S. J.: Improving Program Slicing with Dynamic Point-To Data. Software Engineering Notes, November 2002, pp. 71-80
  25. Munson, J. C.: Software Engineering Measurement. Auerbach Publ., CRC Press, 2003
  26. Munson, J.C.; Khoshgoftaar, T.M.: Measurement of Data Structure Complexity. The Journal of Systems and Software, 20(1993)3, pp. 217-225
  27. Rountev, A.; Ryder, B. G.; Landi, W.: Data-Flow Analysis of Program Fragments. Proc. of the ESEC/FSE'99, Toulouse, France, September 1999, pp. 235-252
  28. Souter, A.L.; Pollock, L.L.; Hisley, D.: Inter-class Def-Use Analysis with Partial Class Representations. SE Notes, 24(1999)5, pp. 47-56
  29. de Souza, L. B. T.; de Almeida Maia, M.: Do software categories impact coupling metrics? 10th IEEE Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR), 2013, pp. 217-220
  30. Stetter, F.: Software Engineering -- An Introduction (German). BI Wissenschaftsverlag, Mannheim, Wien, Zuerich, 4. Auflage, 1987
  31. Tai, K.: A Program Complexity Metric Based on Data Flow Information Control Graphs. Proceedings of the 7th International Confenrence on Software Engineering, October 1984, pp. 239-248
  32. Tan, W.A.; Behforooz, A.: Data Complexity Metrics for Large Software. Proc of the SE'98, Las Vegas, October 28-31, 1998, pp. 150-153
  33. Ural, H.; Yang, B.: Modeling Software for Accurate Data Flow Representation. Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Software Engineering, May 17-21, Baltimore, 1993, pp. 277-286