AN EXPERT SYSTEM BASED SOFTWARE SIZING TOOL

Award Information
Agency:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$488,000.00
Award Year:
1988
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
5131
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Mcr Technology Inc.
55 Depot Rd, Goleta, CA, 93117
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
() -
Business Contact:
RON OSBORNE
INVESTIGATOR
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
AN EXPERT SYSTEM FOR SOFTWARE SIZING WILL BE DEVELOPED BASED ON TWO DIFFERENT TYPES OF KNOWLEDGE: QUALITATIVE HUMANEXPERIENCE FORMALIZED AS RULES AND QUANTITATIVE EXPERIENCE GAINED IN PREVIOUS SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS IMPLEMENTEDAS FRAMES. THE SOFTWARE SIZING TOOL WILL OPERATE IN TWO STAGES. FIRST, IT DETERMINES A FUNCTIONAL SPECIFICATION OF THE SOFTWARE AS A MEANS OF ANALYZING A COMPLEX SYSTEM AND OF BREAKING THE CODE SIZING TASK INTO A SET OF SMALLER SUBTASKS. THEN IT SIZES EACH OF THE MODULES IN THE SOFTWARE SYSTEM USING ITS KNOWLEDGE BASE.

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