COST PRODUCTION TECHNIQUE FOR SOFTWARE

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$351,000.00
Award Year:
1986
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
1963
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Analytics Inc.
2500 Maryland Rd, Willow Grove, PA, 19034
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Keith Johnson
(215) 657-4100
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
BY IDENTIFYING THE HEURISTICS USED BY EXPERT ESTIMATORS TO DRAW ANALOGIES AND MAKE INFERENCES FROM HISTORICAL DATA AND KNOWLEDGE OF THE DEVELOPMENT PROCESS, AND BY IDENTIFYING AND, TO THE EXTENT POSSIBLE, QUANTIFYING THOSE CRITICAL PARAMETERS THAT DRIVE SOFTWARE, AN "EXPERT SOFTWARE COST ESTIMATING ASSISTANT" WILL BE PRODUCED. IT WILLBE BASED ON INNOVATIVE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) AND KNOWLEDGE ENGINEERING TECHNIQUES AND WILL ENABLE AN ESTIMATOR TO DRAW ON STORED EXPERIENCE AND ARRIVE AT A REASONABLE COST ESTIMATE WITH ALL ASSUMPTIONS INCLUDED.

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