Computer Science ›› 2018, Vol. 45 ›› Issue (11A): 76-83.

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Review for Software Cost Evaluation Methods

ZHAO Xiao-min, FEI Meng-yu, CAO Guang-bin, ZHU Li-nan   

  1. College of Computer Science and Technology,Zhejiang University of Technology,Hangzhou 310023,China
  • Online:2019-02-26 Published:2019-02-26

Abstract: How to do a good job of software project budget has always been one of the difficult problems in the information construction of government agencies,enterprises and institutions.Software cost assessment is a behavior that evalua-tes development effort,time limit and cost of software project through a set of processes or models.It can improve the accuracy of software budget,protect the delivery cycle of software project,and arrange and schedule the research and development programmer reasonably.First of all,the software cost assessment methods were classified and compared,and their advantages and disadvantages were analyzed.Then,the experiment and analysis of four evaluation methods,including function point,use case point,neural network and analogy,were carried out with the sample data of the software project.Finally,the existing problems of the existing software cost assessment methods and the direction of further research were pointed out.

Key words: Software cost assessment, Function point, Use case point, Neural network, Analogy

CLC Number: 

  • TP311
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