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WapMetrics: a tool for computing UML design metrics for Web applications

Ghosheh, Emad and Black, Sue E. (2009) WapMetrics: a tool for computing UML design metrics for Web applications. In: IEEE/ACS International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA 2009). IEEE, pp. 682-689. ISBN 9781424438075

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AICCSA.2009.5069401

Abstract

Many companies are still asking how to assess and predict the maintenance cost of their software. Measures of software maintenance cost can be taken either late or early in the development process. Early measures of software maintenance cost are beneficial because they can help in allocating project resources efficiently, predicting the effort of maintenance tasks and controlling the maintenance process. This paper describes a tool for computing early metrics from UML class diagrams based on the Web Application Extension (WAE) for UML. A case study is used to show the usefulness and effectiveness of the tool.

Item Type:Book Section
Research Community:University of Westminster > Electronics and Computer Science, School of
ID Code:7049
Deposited On:25 Nov 2009 15:50
Last Modified:11 Aug 2010 15:36

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