International Journal of Computer Applications
Open source software systems are becoming more popular today and are playing important roles in many scientific and business software applications. Many companies are investing in open source projects and lots of them are also using such software in their own work. But, because open source software is often developed with a different management style than the industrial ones, the quality and reliability of the code needs to be investigated. Hence, more projects need to be measured to obtain information about the characteristics and nature of the source code.