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CHAPTER
8
Design Characteristics
and Metrics
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Describe the characteristics of a good design.
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Understand legacy metrics that have been devised to measure complexity
of design:
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Halstead metrics
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McCabe’s cyclomatic number
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Henry-Kafura information flow
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Card and Glass complexity measures
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Discuss cohesion attribute and program slices.
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Describe coupling attributes.
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Understand Chidamber-Kemerer metrics for object-oriented design.
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Analyze user-interface design concerns.
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