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Functional size measurement revisited
There are various approaches to software size measurement. Among these, the metrics and methods based on measuring the functionality attribute have become widely used since the original method wasExpand
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Worldviews, Research Methods, and their Relationship to Validity in Empirical Software Engineering Research
Background - Validity threats should be considered and consistently reported to judge the value of an empirical software engineering research study. The relevance of specific threats for a particularExpand
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A systematic literature review on software measurement programs
ContextSoftware measurement programs (MPs) are an important means for understanding, evaluating, managing, and improving software processes, products and resources. However, implementing successfulExpand
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Impact of Base Functional Component Types on Software Functional Size Based Effort Estimation
Software effort estimation is still a significant challenge for software management. Although Functional Size Measurement (FSM) methods have been standardized and have become widely used by theExpand
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Utilizing business process models for requirements elicitation
Acquisition of software intensive systems demands significant work on requirements prior to establishing the contract. The acquirer needs to understand the domain, needs, and constraints of theExpand
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Action research as a model for industry-academia collaboration in the software engineering context
Background: Action research is a well-established research methodology. It is following a post-positivist research philosophy grounded in critical thinking. The methodology is driven by practicalExpand
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Do Base Functional Component Types Affect the Relationship between Software Functional Size and Effort?
One of the most debated issues in Software Engineering is effort estimation and one of the main points is about which could be (and how many) the right data from an historical database to use inExpand
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A decision support framework for metrics selection in goal-based measurement programs: GQM-DSFMS
Software organizations face challenges in managing and sustaining their measurement programs over time. The complexity of measurement programs increase with exploding number of goals and metrics toExpand
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A Model for Selecting an Optimum Set of Measures in Software Organizations
Most of the software organizations face difficulties in choosing the measures to collect since there is no universal set of measures for all types of organizations and projects. Experience shows thatExpand
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How to Use COSMIC Functional Size in Effort Estimation Models?
  • Çigdem Gencel
  • Mathematics, Computer Science
  • IWSM/Metrikon/Mensura
  • 18 November 2008
Although Functional Size Measurement (FSM) methods have become widely used by the software organizations, the functional size based effort estimation still needs further investigation. Most of theExpand
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