TOWARDS A SEMIOTIC QUALITY FRAMEWORK OF SOFTWARE MEASURES

Erki Eessaar

Abstract

Each software entity should have as high quality as possible in the context of limited resources. A software quality measure is a kind of software entity. Existing studies about the evaluation of software measures do not pay enough attention to the quality of specifications of measures. Semiotics has been used as a basis in order to evaluate the quality of different types of software entities. In this paper, we propose a multidimensional, semiotic quality framework of software quality measures. We apply this framework in order to evaluate the syntactic and semantic quality of two sets of database design measures. The evaluation shows that these measures have some quality problems.

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Eessaar E. (2008). TOWARDS A SEMIOTIC QUALITY FRAMEWORK OF SOFTWARE MEASURES . In Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8111-36-4, pages 41-48. DOI: 10.5220/0001703400410048


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@conference{iceis08,
author={Erki Eessaar},
title={TOWARDS A SEMIOTIC QUALITY FRAMEWORK OF SOFTWARE MEASURES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,},
year={2008},
pages={41-48},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001703400410048},
isbn={978-989-8111-36-4},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,
TI - TOWARDS A SEMIOTIC QUALITY FRAMEWORK OF SOFTWARE MEASURES
SN - 978-989-8111-36-4
AU - Eessaar E.
PY - 2008
SP - 41
EP - 48
DO - 10.5220/0001703400410048