Research Finding:
50% to 80% of plain "if" statements should have had an "else" clause.

IfSQ Defect Indicators based on this finding:

Source:

Cover of IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering

An Analysis of Some Commercial PL/1 Programs

  • Recorded 1976 in IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, SE-2, no. 2, June
  • Pages 113-20
  • James L. Elshoff