A Novel Temporal Cohesion Complexity Metric for Object- Oriented Design

Authors(2) :-Syed Tanzeel Rabani, S. Gayathri

Software metric is used assess the quality of a software. There are many ways with which Software can be assessed but the predominant criterion would be the assessment of software code. Reusability is increased by the ease of maintenance of software code. Ease of maintenance also decreases the complexity in comprehending and understanding the program. Software program can be modularized based on various characteristics. The two measures Coupling and Cohesion can be used to access the quality of a design of these modules and their interaction. Cohesion refers to the degree of relationship between elements inside a module. Modules with high cohesion are preferred as they are associated with the reliability, maintainability, reusability and understandability of a software. No metric is available so far to determine the presence of temporal cohesion. Here, a novel attempt has been have made to evaluates the percentage of temporal cohesion involved in a module.

Authors and Affiliations

Syed Tanzeel Rabani
Department of Computer Science, St. Joseph's College (Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India
S. Gayathri
Department of Computer Science, St. Joseph's College (Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India

Software metric, Coupling, Cohesion, Temporal cohesion (TC)

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 5 | September-October 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-10-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 163-168
Manuscript Number : CSEIT172518
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

ISSN : 2456-3307

Cite This Article :

Syed Tanzeel Rabani, S. Gayathri, "A Novel Temporal Cohesion Complexity Metric for Object- Oriented Design", International Journal of Scientific Research in Computer Science, Engineering and Information Technology (IJSRCSEIT), ISSN : 2456-3307, Volume 2, Issue 5, pp.163-168, September-October-2017.
Journal URL : http://ijsrcseit.com/CSEIT172518

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