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An Analytical Study of Cognitive Code-Level Object-Oriented Complexity Measures

by Dilshan I. DeSilva, Saluka R. Kodituwakku, Amalka J. Pinidiyaarachchi
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 183 - Number 45
Year of Publication: 2021
Authors: Dilshan I. DeSilva, Saluka R. Kodituwakku, Amalka J. Pinidiyaarachchi
10.5120/ijca2021921851

Dilshan I. DeSilva, Saluka R. Kodituwakku, Amalka J. Pinidiyaarachchi . An Analytical Study of Cognitive Code-Level Object-Oriented Complexity Measures. International Journal of Computer Applications. 183, 45 ( Dec 2021), 8-14. DOI=10.5120/ijca2021921851

@article{ 10.5120/ijca2021921851,
author = { Dilshan I. DeSilva, Saluka R. Kodituwakku, Amalka J. Pinidiyaarachchi },
title = { An Analytical Study of Cognitive Code-Level Object-Oriented Complexity Measures },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { Dec 2021 },
volume = { 183 },
number = { 45 },
month = { Dec },
year = { 2021 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 8-14 },
numpages = {9},
url = { https://ijcaonline.org/archives/volume183/number45/32233-2021921851/ },
doi = { 10.5120/ijca2021921851 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
}
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%A Saluka R. Kodituwakku
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%T An Analytical Study of Cognitive Code-Level Object-Oriented Complexity Measures
%J International Journal of Computer Applications
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%P 8-14
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%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Abstract

Although several surveys on complexity measures proposed for the object-oriented approach can be found in the literature, a survey specific to cognitive code-level object-oriented complexity measures is yet to be published. Thus, a survey was conducted to make the reader aware of the cognitive code-level object-oriented complexity measures proposed since inception. Along with their calculations, the paper presents the existing cognitive code-level complexity measures in chronological order.In addition, it classifies the cognitive code-level measures based on the techniques adopted to test the validity, program component in which complexity is derived, adopted factors, the metrics used to ascertain the complexity created by each factor, capability to report program complexity as a combined value of all the considered factors, and how the program complexity value is expressed. Furthermore, the article presents the key findings uncovered from the survey and areas for development.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences

Keywords

Software complexity cognitive complexity object-oriented approach cognitive code-level complexity measures survey