PLHIM: Proposing an Inheritance based Object-Oriented Metric
Latika Kharb1, Deepak Chahal2

1Latika Kharb, Professor, Jagan Institute of Management Studies, Delhi, India.

2Deepak Chahal, Professor, Jagan Institute of Management Studies, Delhi, India.

Manuscript received on 21 September 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 30 September 2019 | Manuscript Published on 01 October 2019 | PP: 1-4 | Volume-8 Issue-9S4 July 2019 | Retrieval Number: I11010789S419/19©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.I1101.0789S419

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Abstract: Software metrics has been utilized to evaluate inheritance as well as to assist the designer in order to focus on product quality as well as cost estimation in all the lifecycle stage of development of the final product. To pertain measurement through the diverse level of class hierarchy, a person can evaluate inheritance with reuse, to acquire the best computation of abstraction levels of a object oriented system. In our paper, a new metric of hierarchical inheritance is proposed that measures the quality of the program through different levels of Object-Orientedness, and we named it PLHIM: Per Level of Hierarchical Inheritance Metric. The main idea behind proposed metrics and research work was to make use of measurement as a criterion for improvement in software development at different levels to minimize risk and this has been done by taking the problems of C++ and Java.

Keywords: Abstraction, inheritance metric, object-oriented metrics, PLHIM, reuse, software development.
Scope of the Article: Software & System Security