International Journal of Computer Applications
One of the subjects related to software engineering is software measurement. Software measurement itself includes different topics that estimating software size is one of them. Various methods have been proposed for estimating software size. Each studies this topic from specific approach. Since UML is a well-known notation for representing object-oriented models, some of the methods are based on it. In this paper, through describing class diagram, the authors consider the efficacy and role of class diagram in estimating software size.