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Human Coding vs. Machine Coding: Identifying and Measuring the Difference in CSS Code Quality
Autor: M. Keller, M. Nussbaumer Links:
Quelle: In: Software Quality Professional, Vol. 14, No. 1, Dezember 2011
Human-coded cascading style sheets (CSS) are superior to machine-coded CSS, but the distinguishing characteristics have not yet been identified. This article introduces the abstractness factor, a metric that can serve as a benchmark for automated CSS coding. An evaluation of 100,000 randomly selected Web pages shows that a typical modern CSS has a higher abstractness factor than a CSS generated by a state-of-the-art machine generated CSS.