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Evidence relating to Object-Oriented software design: A survey

TitleEvidence relating to Object-Oriented software design: A survey
Author(s)John Bailey and David Budgen and Mark Turner and Barbara Kitchenham and Pearl Brereton and Stephen Linkman
DetailsConference Proceedings: 2007
AbstractContext: There is little empirical knowledge of the effectiveness of the object-oriented paradigm.Objectives: To conduct a systematic review of the literature describing empirical studies of this paradigm.Method: We undertook a Mapping Study of the literature.Results: 138 papers have been identified and classified by topic, form of study involved, and source.Conclusions: The majority of empirical studies of OO concentrate on metrics, relatively few consider effectiveness.
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TopicsApplicationDesignSecondary StudySoftware Engineering