Software Design Assessment Program
Original Publication Date: 1981-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11
A computer program to assess the characteristics of a software design, referred to herein as the Software Development Process Controller (SDPC), takes certain measurements of a software design and, based on these measurements, makes recommendations for improving the design. The measurements referred to are counts of certain characteristics of a software design which has been written in a design language such as "Structured Narrative" or PDL (Process Design Language).