An Empirical Study on SW Metrics for Embedded System

  • Taehee Gwak
  • Yoonjung Jang
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3966)


One of the most important reasons to measure software projects is to increase visibility of the development process. High visibility enables the development team to estimate their project more accurately and to establish a reasonable project plan. It also provides a rationale for improving the software development process. We propose standard metrics needed for our organization to develop embedded systems and present the results of related data collection and measurement. To define software metrics, the GQM (Goal Question Metric) approach was used. This empirical study should benefit people on the SEPG (Software Engineering Process Group) of each software development division who drive to improve their software development process.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Taehee Gwak
    • 1
  • Yoonjung Jang
    • 1
  1. 1.SE Group, SE Team, Software Laboratories, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.Yeongtong-gu, Suwon-CityKorea

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