Research Finding:
Control-flow complexity has been correlated with low reliability and frequent errors.

IfSQ Defect Indicators based on this finding:

Sources:

Cover of IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering

A Complexity Measure

  • Recorded 1976 in IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, SE-2, no. 4, December
  • Pages 308-20
  • Tom McCabe
Cover of IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering

Identifying Error-Prone Software - An Empirical Study

Cover of Hewlett-Packard Journal

Software Defect Prevention Using McCabe's Complexity Metric

  • Recorded 1989 in Hewlett-Packard Journal, April
  • Pages 64-69
  • William T. Ward