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Importance of Inheritance and Interface in OOP Paradigm Measure through Coupling Metrics

by Gopal Goyal, Sachin Patel
International Journal of Applied Information Systems
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 4 - Number 9
Year of Publication: 2012
Authors: Gopal Goyal, Sachin Patel
10.5120/ijais12-450781

Gopal Goyal, Sachin Patel . Importance of Inheritance and Interface in OOP Paradigm Measure through Coupling Metrics. International Journal of Applied Information Systems. 4, 9 ( December 2012), 14-20. DOI=10.5120/ijais12-450781

@article{ 10.5120/ijais12-450781,
author = { Gopal Goyal, Sachin Patel },
title = { Importance of Inheritance and Interface in OOP Paradigm Measure through Coupling Metrics },
journal = { International Journal of Applied Information Systems },
issue_date = { December 2012 },
volume = { 4 },
number = { 9 },
month = { December },
year = { 2012 },
issn = { 2249-0868 },
pages = { 14-20 },
numpages = {9},
url = { https://www.ijais.org/archives/volume4/number9/386-0781/ },
doi = { 10.5120/ijais12-450781 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
}
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%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Abstract

A large numbers of metrics have been proposed for measuring properties of object-oriented software such as size, inheritance, cohesion and coupling. The coupling metrics presented in this paper exploring the difference between inheritance and interface programming. This paper presents a measurement to measure coupling between object (CBO), number of associations between classes (NASSocC), number of dependencies in metric (NDepIN) , number of dependencies out metric (NDepOut) , Number of children (NOC) and Depth of Inheritance Tree (DIT) in object oriented programming. A measurement is done for C# inheritance and interface programs. The metric values of class inheritance and interface prove which program is good to use and beneficial for C# developers.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences

Keywords

OOP OOA CBO Inheritance Interface Coupling