Reuse Metrics

  • Michel Ezran
  • Maurizio Morisio
  • Colin Tully
Part of the Practitioner Series book series (PRACT.SER.)


What to measure and how? After having pointed out important issues to be measured, this Chapter proposes a measurement approach based on business goals (applying the GQM framework).


Work Product Software Reuse Total Software Reuse Process Cost Estimation Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michel Ezran
    • 1
  • Maurizio Morisio
    • 2
  • Colin Tully
    • 3
  1. 1.ParisFrance
  2. 2.Politecnico di TorinoItaly
  3. 3.School of Computing ScienceMiddlesex UniversityLondonUK

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