Required to complete development specifying

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(required to complete development) Specifying organizational positions (manager, senior s/w engr, ..) and specialty Determining number of people based on development effort For small projects, single person can do all s/w engg tasks For large projects, more number of people involved which may be geographically distributed. So, location of resource also specified
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2. Reusable Software Resources CBSE emphasizes the creation and reuse of software building blocks (components) 4 categories of software components Off-the-shelf components Ready-to-use existing software acquired from third party (COTS) or from (internal) past projects Full-experience components Existing specifications, designs, code, test data from past projects similar to software to be developed (for current project). May require little modifications Partial experience component Existing specifications, designs, code, test data from past projects related to software to be developed (for current project) but will require substantial modifications New components Software components that must be built for current project
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3. (Development) Environment resources These include hardware and software support for a software project Hardware and software elements availability and time window must be specified
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Software Project Estimation Options for cost and effort estimates Use simple decomposition techniques to generate estimates Divide and conquer approach. Divide project into major activities/functions and make estimates Use some empirical model for estimation Complements decomposition techniques
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Decomposition Techniques Decomposition can be performed in two aspects Decomposition of problem Decomposition of process
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1. Software Sizing Proper estimation of software size and mapping of
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  • Fall '16
  • tanveer
  • Project Management, Source lines of code, COCOMO, Empirical Estimation Models

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