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Software Metrics: Progress after 25 Years?

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1 Author(s)
Shari Lawrence Pfleeger ; RAND Corporation

This article traces the increasing sophistication and use of software measurement over the past 25 years. It highlights four obstacles to more effective use of measurement: dealing with uncertainty, anticipating change, measuring "soft" characteristics, and developing heuristics.

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IEEE Software  (Volume:25 ,  Issue: 6 )