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COPSEMO

Last Updated 6/29/2009

Model Rationale
Papers, Reports, and Presentations
Model Status
Research Group
Research Sponsors
Cost Estimation Bibliography
For Further Information
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Model Rationale

The intent of the Constructive Phased Schedule and Effort Model is to calculate/predictthe schedule (months, M), personnel (P), and adjusted effort (person-months, PM) based on the distribution of effort and schedule to the various stages, and impacts of the selected schedule driver ratings on the M, P, and PM of each stage.


Papers, Reports, and Presentations

Since COPSEMO is a part of CORADMO, the papers of CORADMO apply to COPSEMO as well.

Papers:

  • "Software Cost Estimation with Cocomo II" - Chapter 5
  • Authors: Barry W. Boehm, Chris Abts, A. Winsor Brown, Sunita Chulani, Bradford K. Clark, Ellis Horowitz, Ray Madachy, Donald J. Reifer, Bert Steece
  • Englewood Cliffs, NJ:Prentice-Hall, 2000

Presentations:

  • 1999 COCOMO and Software Cost Modeling International Forum 14 - "COPSEMO Phase Schedule and Effort Model"
  • Author: A. Winsor Brown
  • PDF format

Model Status

Currently, a Microsoft Excel implementation of COPSEMO has been developed which is included beneath

Please email A. Winsor Brown for the newest version of COPSEMO.


Research Group

  • Dr. Barry W. Boehm
  • Mr. A. Winsor Brown


Research Sponsors

Primary funding and technical support of the development of COPSEMO has been provided by the USC-CSSE Affiliates. We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge their generous assistance, without whose help the development of COPSEMO would have been impossible.


Cost Estimation Bibliography

For an extensive bibliography of software cost estimation related papers and books go here.


For Further Information Please Contact:

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