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JSW 2013 Vol.8(9): 2218-2222 ISSN: 1796-217X
doi: 10.4304/jsw.8.9.2218-2222

A New Estimation Model for Small Organic Software Project

Wan-Jiang Han1, Tian-Bo Lu1, Xiao-Yan Zhang1, Li-Xin Jiang1
1School Of Software Engineering, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunication, Beijing, China
2Department of Emergency Response, China Earthquake Networks Center, Beijing, China

Abstract—It is very hard to estimate software development effort accurately. So far, no model has proved to be successful at effectively and consistently estimating software development effort or cost. So it is useful to research a particular model for a particular type of project. A new model for small organic project is proposed for software effort estimation. This model is based on actual project data and well-established theories, using Gauss-Newton model to calibrate the parameters of the COCOMO model, using Fuzzy logic models to maintaining the merits of the COCOMO model. In particular, this model has been successfully used in some small project, and has demonstrated great potential to predict software cost more accurately.

Index Terms—Software cost estimation, software effort estimation, small project, organic project, Fuzzy, Constructive Cost Mode.

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Cite: Wan-Jiang Han, Tian-Bo Lu, Xiao-Yan Zhang, Li-Xin Jiang, "A New Estimation Model for Small Organic Software Project," Journal of Software vol. 8, no. 9, pp. 2218-2222, 2013.

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ISSN: 1796-217X (Online)
Frequency: Monthly
Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Antanas Verikas
Executive Editor: Ms. Yoyo Y. Zhou
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E-mail: jsw@iap.org
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