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Defining metric thresholds for software product lines

Gustavo Vale, Danyllo Albuquerque, Eduardo Figueiredo, Alessandro Garcia
2015 Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Software Product Line - SPLC '15  
A software product line (SPL) is a set of software systems that share a common and variable set of features. Software metrics provide basic means to quantify several modularity aspects of SPLs.  ...  We assess to what extent these methods derive appropriate values for four metrics used in product-line engineering.  ...  Metric Thresholds Side by Side Table 1 . Software Product Lines Benchmarks 1 Id SPL Tech.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2791060.2791078 dblp:conf/splc/ValeAFG15 fatcat:lhnfxpubpzeirj64vn2jtlqyvi

Open Source Development Around the World: A Comparative Study [article]

Thais Mombach, Marco Tulio Valente, Cuiting Chen, Magiel Bruntink, Gustavo Pinto
2018 arXiv   pre-print
Finally, we assess the maintainability and internal code quality of the studied projects, using a tool called BetterCodeHub.  ...  Open source software has an increasing importance in our modern society, providing basic services to other software systems and also supporting the rapid development of a variety of end-user applications  ...  The thresholds to check compliance with the proposed guidelines are derived from an ultra-large dataset of software projects, totaling 9 billion lines of code, in a benchmark of more than 200 languages  ... 
arXiv:1805.01342v1 fatcat:xev2m4gbx5flldxahd25dk2wh4

Occupational exposure limits: A comparative study

Linda Schenk, Sven Ove Hansson, Christina Rudén, Michael Gilek
2008 Regulatory toxicology and pharmacology  
In this study we compared the OELs established by 18 different organisations or national regulatory agencies.  ...  The average level of the exposure limits has declined during the past 10 years for 6 of the 8 organisations in our study for which historical data were available; it has increased for Poland and remained  ...  Acknowledgments This work was funded by the Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies (Project No. 988/42/2006:9).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.yrtph.2007.12.004 pmid:18226844 fatcat:gdcystgi6jd3ta3kl6yqroqxti

Comparative Study of the Quality Assessment Tools Based on a Model: Sonar, Squale, EvalMetrics

Zineb Bougroun, Adil Zeearaoui, Toumi Bouchentouf
2016 Journal of Computer Science  
To build software, the customer is looking for a company that develops the product in record time with minimal cost and good quality.  ...  The work presented in this study is focused on tools measuring software quality, so we present the open source tools developed in java, then we compare it, according to some criteria defined in this study  ...  Metrics are a way to measure, monitor and predict the quality of a software product.  ... 
doi:10.3844/jcssp.2016.39.47 fatcat:cgkg64rvvvdwjcle2cl4nykw2y

Software for Brain Network Simulations: A Comparative Study

Ruben A. Tikidji-Hamburyan, Vikram Narayana, Zeki Bozkus, Tarek A. El-Ghazawi
2017 Frontiers in Neuroinformatics  
These two case studies allow us to avoid any bias toward a particular software package. The results indicate that BRIAN provides the most concise language for both cases considered.  ...  For several decades, the community has developed many software packages and simulators to accelerate research in computational neuroscience.  ...  While the authors acknowledge that the number of lines of code may not be fully accurate in capturing the software development effort, it remains a valuable quantitative metric for comparing codes developed  ... 
doi:10.3389/fninf.2017.00046 pmid:28775687 pmcid:PMC5517781 fatcat:a4dp346hizeflim4dulfeoe74q

Toward the Improvement of a Measurement and Evaluation Strategy from a Comparative Study [chapter]

Fernanda Papa
2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Under this premise, we conducted a case study where GQM + Strategies (Goal-Question-Metric), and GOCAME (Goal-Oriented Context-Aware Measurement and Evaluation) strategies were evaluated.  ...  However, the evaluation of the quality of the capabilities for an integrated M&E strategy -seen as a resource-has often been neglected.  ...  stages of a web engineering production line.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-35623-0_20 fatcat:edabcplqdnbpdpsj4tqoznlo5a

A Comparative Study on Vulnerabilities in Categories of Clones and Non-cloned Code

Md. R. Islam, Minhaz F. Zibran
2016 2016 IEEE 23rd International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering (SANER)  
This paper presents a comparative study on different types of clones and non-cloned code on the basis of their vulnerabilities, which may lead to software defects and issues in future.  ...  The findings from this work add to our understanding of the characteristics and impacts of clones, which can be useful in clone-aware software development and in devising techniques for minimizing the  ...  Acknowledgement: Thanks to Pradeep Jakibanjar and Rahul Chatterjee for helping in data collection and analysis respectively.  ... 
doi:10.1109/saner.2016.90 dblp:conf/wcre/IslamZ16 fatcat:arc5tb5pafevpoyhbbmxxs3cjm

Do patterns help novice evaluators? A comparative study

R. Lanzilotti, C. Ardito, M.F. Costabile, A. De Angeli
2011 International Journal of Human-Computer Studies  
The comparison metric was defined along six major dimensions, covering concepts of classical test theory and pragmatic aspects of usability evaluation.  ...  The application of PB inspection to the evaluation of elearning systems is reported in this paper together with a study that compares this method to heuristic evaluation and user testing.  ...  All), and the Regional project DIPIS (DIstributed Production as Innovative System).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijhcs.2010.07.005 fatcat:ebq6l65sk5cz7ppjk74ak45dwm

Quality of Merge-Refactorings for Product Lines [chapter]

Julia Rubin, Marsha Chechik
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We define and implement a quality-based mergerefactoring framework for UML models containing class and statechart diagrams and report on our experience applying it on three case-studies. V.  ...  In this paper, we consider the problem of refactoring related software products specified in UML into annotative product line representations.  ...  We thank Andrei Kirshin (IBM Research) for useful discussions and the anonymous reviewers for their insightful comments.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-37057-1_7 fatcat:n7h4dnhxfzhotjvcumyjrvmsxu

A Comparative Study of Imputation Methods for Multivariate Ordinal Data [article]

Chayut Wongkamthong, Olanrewaju Akande
2021 arXiv   pre-print
We evaluate the methods using simulation studies based on ordinal variables selected from the 2018 American Community Survey (ACS).  ...  Missing data remains a very common problem in large datasets, including survey and census data containing many ordinal responses, such as political polls and opinion surveys.  ...  We also define the evaluative metrics used to assess the quality of the imputed datasets under the methods.  ... 
arXiv:2010.10471v4 fatcat:fwkat3c4hjbanmo5r3sezoheuy

Product Line Metrics for Legacy Software in Practice [article]

Christian Berger, Holger Rendel, Bernhard Rumpe, Carsten Busse, Thorsten Jablonski, Fabian Wolf
2014 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, a method is outlined for evaluating objectively a legacy software's potential to create a software product line.  ...  However, establishing a software product line for integrating already existing legacy software to reuse valuable resources for future similar products is very company-specific.  ...  Metrics for Evaluating Legacy Software Artifacts By defining a relationship model ∆ R which should be immutable during the analysis of a given set of products to get comparable results, legacy software  ... 
arXiv:1409.6581v1 fatcat:o33rahboubepzmi5gl2uasix7m

Wavelet Estimators in Nonparametric Regression: A Comparative Simulation Study

Anestis Antoniadis, Jérémie Bigot, Theofanis Sapatinas
2001 Journal of Statistical Software  
We compare various estimators in an extensive simulation study on a variety of sample sizes, test functions, signal-to-noise ratios and wavelet filters.  ...  Wavelet analysis has been found to be a powerful tool for the nonparametric estimation of spatially-variable objects.  ...  The authors would like to thank Jean-Michel Poggi for his suggestions and comments on a preliminary version of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.18637/jss.v006.i06 fatcat:uxesrehikzfr5fsxdkgmvusmsi

A Comparative Study of Different Source Code Metrics and Machine Learning Algorithms for Predicting Change Proneness of Object Oriented Systems [article]

Lov Kumar, Ashish Sureka
2017 arXiv   pre-print
Change-prone classes or modules are defined as software components in the source code which are likely to change in the future.  ...  In this paper, twenty one source code metrics are computed to develop a statistical model for predicting change-proneness modules.  ...  SUMMARY This work proposes a comparative study of different set source code metrics for change-proneness prediction.  ... 
arXiv:1712.07944v1 fatcat:rknexr7lcraprhiqufkm7cwe24

Walkability Compass—A Space Syntax Solution for Comparative Studies

Kestutis Zaleckis, Szymon Chmielewski, Jūratė Kamičaitytė, Indre Grazuleviciute-Vileniske, Halina Lipińska
2022 Sustainability  
Urban studies examine a city's walkability in terms of pedestrian flows, design qualities, and street network topology, leaving walkability comparative frameworks under development.  ...  Building on the space syntax theory, this research introduces a "walkability compass", a four spatial indicator-designed tool for city walkability assessment and comparison.  ...  Informed Consent Statement: This statement if the study did not involve humans.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14042033 fatcat:ex7wcx6z6rhopn36ptq3pdnoca

Comparing brain graphs in which nodes are regions of interest or independent components: A simulation study

Qingbao Yu, Yuhui Du, Jiayu Chen, Hao He, Jing Sui, Godfrey Pearlson, Vince D. Calhoun
2017 Journal of Neuroscience Methods  
Although a few studies have reviewed or compared the graph measures of brain networks in which nodes are Yu et al.  ...  New Method-Here we perform a simulation study and evaluate the accuracies of a few graph metrics in graphs with nodes of ICA components, ROIs, or modified ROIs in four simulation scenarios.  ...  Acknowledgments This work is supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants including a COBRE grant (P20GM103472), R01 grants (R01EB005846, 1R01EB006841, 1R01DA040487, REB020407, EB000840)  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jneumeth.2017.08.007 pmid:28807861 pmcid:PMC5610951 fatcat:dst3kszk2fatngp263cas7psny
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