Metric Based Testability Estimation Model for Object Oriented Design: Quality Perspective

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The quality factor of class diagram is critical because it has significant influence on overall quality of the product, delivered finally. Testability has been recognized as a key factor to software quality. Estimating testability at design stage is a criterion of crucial significance for software designers to make the design more testable. Taking view of this fact, this paper identifies testability factors namely effectiveness and reusability and establishes the correlation among testability, effectiveness and reusability and justifies the correlation with the help of statistical measures. Moreover study developed metric based testability estimation model and developed model has been validated using experimental test. Subsequently, research integrates the empirical validation of the developed model for high level acceptance. Finally a hypothesis test performs by the two standards to test the significance of correlation.

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Huda, M. , Sharma Arya, Y. and Hasan Khan, M. (2015) Metric Based Testability Estimation Model for Object Oriented Design: Quality Perspective. Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, 8, 234-243. doi: 10.4236/jsea.2015.84024.

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