Cost Estimating and Analysis

Balancing Technology and Declining Budgets

  • Thomas R. Gulledge
  • William P. Hutzler
  • Joan S. Lovelace
Conference proceedings

DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4612-2936-0

Table of contents (16 papers)

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Learning and Production Rate

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. The Production Rate Impact Model: IRATE
      Schuyler C. Lawrence
      Pages 39-49
    3. A Bang-Bang Approximation to the Solution of a Learning Augmented Planning Model
      James R. Dorroh, Thomas R. Gulledge Jr., Norman Keith Womer
      Pages 51-60
  3. Software Economics

  4. Force Costing

  5. Systems Cost Analysis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 175-175
    2. Cost Analysis of Prototyping Major Weapons Systems
      Karen W. Tyson, J. Richard Nelson, D. Calvin Gogerty, Bruce R. Harmon, Alec Salerno
      Pages 177-184
    3. Cost Estimating Relations for Space-Based Battle Management, Command, Control, and Communications Systems
      Daniel A. Nussbaum, Elliot Feldman, Mark McLaughlin, Everett Ayers, Donald Strope
      Pages 185-205
    4. A Review of Estimate at Completion Research
      David S. Christensen, Richard C. Antolini, John W. McKinney
      Pages 207-224
  6. Cost and Production Analysis

About these proceedings


Cost analysis and estimating is a vital part of the running of all organizations, both commercial and government. This volume comprises the proceedings of the 1992 conference of the Society for Cost Estimating and Analysis. Individual chapters are written by experts in their respective fields. Consequently, the volume as a whole provides an invaluable and up-to-date survey of the field.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Thomas R. Gulledge
    • 1
  • William P. Hutzler
    • 2
  • Joan S. Lovelace
    • 2
  1. 1.The Institute of Public PolicyGeorge Mason UniversityFairfaxUSA
  2. 2.Economic Analysis CenterThe MITRE CorporationMcLeanUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York 1992
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4612-7727-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4612-2936-0