By Topic

An Investigation of Bad Smells in Object-Oriented Design

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
Shatnawi, R. ; Comput. Sci. Dept., Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville, AL ; Wei Li

Bad smells are used to identify problematic classes in object-oriented design. Although intuitively making sense, the promise that bad smells can indicate the quality of design has not been validated by empirical evidence. This paper presents the results from an investigation that explored the relationship between the bad smells and the errors in an object-oriented system. The investigation found that some bad smells are positively associated with class errors

Published in:

Information Technology: New Generations, 2006. ITNG 2006. Third International Conference on

Date of Conference:

10-12 April 2006