AN EXPERT SYSTEM BASED SOFTWARE SIZING TOOL

Award Information
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 5131
Amount: $488,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1988
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
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
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Business Contact
 RON OSBORNE
Title: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: () -
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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