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JSW 2015 Vol.10(12): 1351-1358 ISSN: 1796-217X
doi: 10.17706/jsw.10.12.1351-1358

Resource Allocation in Software Projects Using a Bio-inspired Model

Anthony Karageorgos1*, Elli Rapti2, Vassilis C. Gerogiannis3
1Department of Wood and Furniture Design and Technology, Technological Educational Institute of Thessaly, Karditsa, V. Griva 11, 431 00. Greece.
2Institute of Research and Technology of Thessaly, Centre for Research and Technology, Dimitriados 95 & Pavlou Mela, Volos, 383 33, Greece.
3Dept. of Business Administration, Technological Educational Institute of Thessaly, Larissa, 411 10, Greece.

Abstract—This paper introduces a model for supporting human resource allocation decisions in software development projects. The model’s underlying allocation method is based on an extension of the bio-inspired response threshold model and takes into account various aspects of the human resource allocation problem, such as the skills of available human resources, activity-related skill requirements as well as social ties/relationships among involved human resources. The model is demonstrated using an exemplar case problem concerning human resource allocation to a set of software development tasks.

Index Terms—Human resource allocation, software project management, social networks, bio-inspired methods, response-threshold model.

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Cite: Anthony Karageorgos, Elli Rapti, Vassilis C. Gerogiannis, "Resource Allocation in Software Projects Using a Bio-inspired Model," Journal of Software vol. 10, no. 12, pp. 1351-1358, 2015.

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