Some Practical Software Size Approximation Techniques


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Some Practical Software Size Approximation Techniques
1011401Some Practical Software Size Approximation TechniquesIn the startup phase of a software development project, the project sponsor (that is, the customer) wants to know how much the software will cost and how long it will take to develop. The developer (in-house or external) needs to establish the approximate size of the software to be developed in order to estimate the effort, cost, and time for planning purposes. To satisfy these needs, the size of the software needs to be established, but as it is early in the life cycle of the proposed project, a full function point count is not practical or econom…
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Peter R. Hill: Practical Software Project Estimation: A Toolkit for Estimating Software Development Effort & Duration. Some Practical Software Size Approximation Techniques, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2011), AccessEngineering Export