IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Measuring the Psychological Complexity of Software Maintenance Tasks with the Halstead and McCabe Metrics

Author(s): B. Curtis ; S.B. Sheppard ; P. Milliman ; M.A. Borst ; T. Love
Sponsor(s): IEEE Comput. Soc. Tech. Council on Software Eng.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 March 1979
Volume: SE-5
Page(s): 96 - 104
ISSN (Paper): 0098-5589
DOI: 10.1109/TSE.1979.234165
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Three software complexity measures (Halstead's E, McCabe's u(G), and the length as measured by number of statements) were compared to programmer performance on two software maintenance tasks. In... View More

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