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JSW 2010 Vol.5(10): 1091-1098 ISSN: 1796-217X
doi: 10.4304/jsw.5.10.1091-1098

A Metrics Method for Software Architecture Adaptability

Hong Yang, Rong Chen, Ya-qing Liu
School of Information Science and Technology Dalian Maritime University, Dalian, China

Abstract—Based on GQM(Goal Question Metric) approach, this paper presents a new process-oriented metrics for software architecture adaptability. This method extends and improves the GQM method. It develops process-oriented processes for metrics modeling, introduces data and validation levels, adds structured description of metrics, and defines new indexes of metrics.

Index Terms—Goal Question Metric, software architecture, adaptability, metrics, Interval Analytic Hierarchy Process, Data Envelopment Analysis.


Cite: Hong Yang, Rong Chen, Ya-qing Liu, "A Metrics Method for Software Architecture Adaptability," Journal of Software vol. 5, no. 10, pp. 1091-1098, 2010.

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