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- Indicator [ ISO/IEC 9126-1, ISO/IEC 14598-1 ]
- A measure that can be used to estimate or predict another measure.
- Example: A flag or semaphore. [ ISO/IEC/IEEE 24765 ]
- The predicted measure may be of the same or a different software quality characteristic. ISO/IEC 9126-1
- Indicators may be used both to estimate software quality attributes and to estimate attributes of the development process. They are imprecise indirect measures of the attributes. ISO/IEC 9126-1