Software Product Metrics – Goal-Oriented Software Product Measurement

  • Jürgen Münch
  • Dirk Hamann
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4034)


Quality is measurable – also in the case of software. Properly introduced metrics are the basis for efficient project- and quality management. This tutorial presents the basic concepts of measurement and gives guidelines on how to apply measurement in practice. Numerous examples included in the tutorial help quality managers, developers, and project leaders to understand the concepts presented and to select optimal metric sets for their specific organizational needs.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jürgen Münch
    • 1
  • Dirk Hamann
    • 1
  1. 1.Fraunhofer Institute For Experimental Software EngineeringKaiserslauternGermany

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