Lines of Code, Function Point and Object-oriented Metrics

15.1 Introduction

There are different types of metrics and measurement techniques that software project managers often use while executing projects. More complex a project, it becomes more important that correct metrics and measurements are in place to aid the project managers and the project team, for remaining on-course during the entire project duration. The metrics and measures used in the software domain are quite different from that in traditional industries. The ways how the robust size or complexity of a software system is depicted are quite different from how it is done in other industries like civil or manufacturing, etc. In this chapter, we will discuss the various types ...

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