Date Added: Jan 2011
Measurement has always been fundamental to the progress to any engineering discipline and software testing is no exception. Software metrics have been used in making quantitative/qualitative decisions as well as in risk assessment and reduction in software projects. In this paper, the authors discuss software measurement and metrics and their fundamental role in software development life cycle. This paper focusing on software test metrics discusses their key role in software testing process and also classifies and systematically analyzes the various test metrics.