Cost Estimating and Analysis : Balancing Technology and Declining Budgets

Cost analysis and estimating is a vital part of the running of all organizations, both commercial and government. This volume comprises the proceedings of the 1992 conference of the Society for Cost Estimating and Analysis. Individual chapters are written by experts in their respective fields. Conse...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Gulledge, Thomas R. (Editor), Hutzler, William P. (Editor), Lovelace, Joan S. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer New York 1992, 1992
Edition:1st ed. 1992
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • An Investigation of Bias
  • The Production Rate Impact Model: IRATE
  • A Bang-Bang Approximation to the Solution of a Learning Augmented Planning Model
  • II. Software Economics
  • The Software Development Effort Estimation Exponent: An Effort Estimation Model Accounting for Learning and Integration
  • Software Cost Estimating Models: A Calibration, Validation, and Comparison
  • Cost Estimating for Automated Information Systems
  • The Complete COCOMO Model: Basic, Intermediate, Detailed, and Incremental Versions for the Original, Enhanced, Ada, and Ada Process Models of COCOMO
  • III. Force Costing
  • Calculating the Cost Savings from Reducing Military Force Structure: How to Formulate the Cost Problem
  • IV. Systems Cost Analysis
  • Cost Analysis of Prototyping Major Weapon Systems Scheduling Using Neural and Symbolic Processing
  • Cost Estimating Relations for Space-Based Battle Management, Command, Cont