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Pascal Costanza: Complexity metrics other than code size don't mean that much...

Planet Lisp

See here. To cite:

"El Emam and his colleagues repeated some of those experiments using bivariate analysis so that they could allocate a share of the blame to code size (measured by number of lines) and the metric in question. It turned out that code size accounted for all of the significant variation: in other words, the object-oriented metrics they looked at didn't have any actual predictive p...

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