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Agresti, William

Olney, Maryland
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  Applied software measurement
Jones C.,  McGraw-Hill, Inc., New York, NY, 1991.Type: Book (9780070328136)

Jones seeks to cover “all of the broad and most of the specific topics associated with starting a full corporate measurement program that encompasses productivity, quality, and human factors.” This objective places the book nearer to G...

Aug 1 1992  
  Function point analysis
Dreger J.,  Prentice-Hall, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ, 1989.Type: Book (9789780133323214)

Dreger introduces function points (FPs) and their use for measuring an application from an end-user perspective. This slim and readable book is organized into six chapters. Chapter 1 (40 pages) discusses guidelines for identifying and weighting fu...

Jul 1 1990  
  An empirical validation of software cost estimation models
Kemerer C.  Communications of the ACM 30(5): 416-429, 1987. Type: Article

Four software cost-estimation models (SLIM, COCOMO, Function Points, and ESTIMACS) were evaluated. The models’ estimates of cost--in man-months (MM) of effort--were compared to actual effort data for 15 completed business data proc...

Mar 1 1989  
  Software reliability analysis models
Ohba M.  IBM Journal of Research and Development 28(4): 428-443, 1984. Type: Article

Several reliability models are compared on the basis of their estimation capability and their dependence on particular reliability data. The relation- ship of interest is the increase in the cumulative number of discovered errors as a function of...

May 1 1985  
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