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THE ABILITY TO ACCURATELY ESTIMATE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT COSTS AS EARLY AS…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Navy
Award ID:
1971
Program Year/Program:
1985 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
1971
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Horizon Information Systems
1050 George St - Ste 6f New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1985
Title: THE ABILITY TO ACCURATELY ESTIMATE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT COSTS AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE IS CLEARLY OF GREAT IMPORTANCE IN CHOOSING BETWEEN DIFFERENT SYSTEM ALTERNATIVES.
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $46,081.00
 

Abstract:

THE ABILITY TO ACCURATELY ESTIMATE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT COSTS AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE IS CLEARLY OF GREAT IMPORTANCE IN CHOOSING BETWEEN DIFFERENT SYSTEM ALTERNATIVES. UNFORTUNATELY, THE PRESENT STATE OF THE ART LEAVES MUCH TO BE DESIRED, FOR AT LEAST TWO BASIC REASONS: THE ABSENCE OF GOOD SIZE/COMPLEXITY ESTIMATORS WHICH CAN BE USED AT THE FUNCTIONAL SPECIFICATION STAGE; THE INABILITY OF CURRENT COST ESTIMATE MODELS TO ADEQUATELY CAPTURE THE EFFECTS OF DIVERSE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT ENVIRONMENTS. THE PROPOSED RESEARCH WILL: A) FORMULATE A MODEL FOR ESTIMATING BOTH THE SIZE AND THE COMPLEXITY OF THE SYSTEM TO BE DEVELOPED, TAKING AS ITS INPUT A FUNCTIONAL SPECIFICATION OF THE SYSTEM DEVELOPED USING A MODERN STRUCTURED ANALYSIS METHODOLOGY; B) ANALYZE THE EFFECTS ON SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT COSTS OF LIKELY MAJOR CHANGES IN DEVELOPMENT ENVIRONMENTS, NAMELY THE USE OF ADA/APSE AND THE USE OF RAPID DEVELOPMENT METHODOLOGIES.

Principal Investigator:

Dr abe d lockman
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Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Horizon Information Systems
1050 George St - Ste 6f New Brunswick, NJ 08901

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No