COST PRODUCTION TECHNIQUE FOR SOFTWARE

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Amount:
$351,000.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
N/A
Solitcitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Branch:
Navy
Award Year:
1986
Phase:
Phase II
Agency Tracking Number:
1963
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Small Business Information
Analytics Inc.
2500 Maryland Rd, Willow Grove, PA, 19034
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 Keith Johnson
 (215) 657-4100
Business Contact
Phone: () -
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.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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