Conceptual and Semantic Measures for Cohesion in Software Maintenance

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2012 by IJCA Journal
Volume 47 - Number 22
Year of Publication: 2012
Ashutosh Mishra
Vinayak Srivastava

Ashutosh Mishra and Vinayak Srivastava. Article: Conceptual and Semantic Measures for Cohesion in Software Maintenance. International Journal of Computer Applications 47(22):40-45, June 2012. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Ashutosh Mishra and Vinayak Srivastava},
	title = {Article: Conceptual and Semantic Measures for Cohesion in Software Maintenance},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2012},
	volume = {47},
	number = {22},
	pages = {40-45},
	month = {June},
	note = {Full text available}


In software maintenance, cohesion plays very major role to determine the relationship among different software attributes such as class, method, function-type etc. There are many method have been used in this context such as method based on syntactically keyword count in source code. We have used the semantic value computation for the specific keyword occurs in distinct common method within the different classes for an open source code project. We have also computed the conceptual relation metric to analysis the cohesion for the method within their class. Also, there is comparison between different semantic values for the keyword of common method in this context.


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