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Software Estimation: Demystifying the Black Art by Steve McConnell

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Chapter 18. Special Issues in Estimating Size

Once you move from directly estimating effort and schedule to computing them from historical data, size becomes the most difficult quantity to estimate. Iterative projects might use a size estimate to help determine how many features can be delivered within an iteration, but they usually focus on techniques designed to estimate features more directly. Estimation in the later stages of sequential projects tends ...

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