A Set of Java Metrics for Software Quality Tree Based on Static Code Analyzers

  • Ciprian-Bogdan Chirilă
  • Vladimir Creţu
Part of the Topics in Intelligent Engineering and Informatics book series (TIEI, volume 1)


Assessing software quality allows cost cuts from the early development stages. Software quality information helps taking development decisions, checking fault corrections effect, estimating maintenance effort. Our fault density based quality model relies on static source code analyzers and on a set of language specific metrics. We compute the fault ratio for each static analyzer rule. Giving user defined weights to fault ratios we can quantify quality as a number. We identified, described informally and implemented in a prototype a set of Java metrics in order to fulfill our model and to accomplish our quality assessment goal.


Quality Factor Software Quality Code Analyzer Java Source Code Quality Assessment Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Automation and Computers“Politehnica” University TimişoaraTimisoaraRomania

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