Metrics Glossary

Software Metrics Glossary - H


Hazard a source of potential harm or a situation with a potential to cause loss. ( Reference : SAA:AS4360)
heading text that identifies the topic that will be covered in the following text ( Reference : ISO/IEC JTC1/SC7:15910)
Heavily used configuration GSC One of the 14 general system characteristics describing the degree to which computer resource restrictions influenced the development of the application. ( Reference : IFPUG CPM 4.1)
help system see On-line documentation system ( Reference : ISO/IEC JTC1/SC7:15910)
help text text which is accessed by the user through the use of software, and which is automatically selected according to the context in which it is called up; i.e. help text is context-sensitive ( Reference : ISO/IEC JTC1/SC7:15910)
host computer A computer used to develop software. (See target computer for contrast.) ( Reference : SEI:SW-CMM)
Human/user-centred Approaches which have as their primary intention or focus the consideration of the interests or needs of the individuals and/or groups which will work with or use the output from a system. (developed from ISO 13407) ( Reference : ISO/TC159/SC4/WG 6:HCLP-PAS)
human/user-centred Approaches which have as their primary intention or focus the consideration of the interests or needs of the individuals and/or groups which will work with or use the output from a system. ( Reference : INUSE:UMM)