Fuzzy Based Software Cost Estimation Methods: A Comparative Study

Provided by: International Journal for Innovative Research in Science and Technology (IJIRST)
Topic: Enterprise Software
Format: PDF
Software cost estimation is the process of predicting the effort required to develop a software system. Many estimation models have been proposed over the last 30 years. With the development of software engineering, estimation of project cost and duration has been a very important work. It plays an important role in project bid and project planning. Many papers have been published regarding this topic, which aims at predicting costs of projects to a tolerable degree of accuracy at the early stage. In this paper, several existing fuzzy logic methods for software cost estimation are illustrated and they are compared with the intermediate COCOMO model.

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