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A Review on Object-Oriented Design Metrics

Gagandeep Makkar, Dr. Jitender Kumar Chhabra, Rama Krishna Challa


Object-oriented programming is a technique of programming using classes and objects. Inheritance, polymorphism,information hiding, encapsulation are the important object-oriented paradigms. The object-oriented technology is gaining substantial interest as a beneficial paradigm for developing software applications.The demand for increased quality of software product, paves way to object oriented design metrics as object-oriented design metrics can be estimated at the earlier stages of software development process which helps improve the quality of software. There has been much research effort done on object-oriented design metrics. This paper categorizes and summarizes the several proposed object-oriented design metrics. The primary aim is to give a ready access to researchers, the several proposed object-oriented design metrics available in literature and the analysis of proposed object-oriented design metrics.


complexity, coupling, cohesion, inheritance, metrics.

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