1992

Cost Estimating and Analysis

Balancing Technology and Declining Budgets

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ISBN: 978-1-4612-7727-9 (Print) 978-1-4612-2936-0 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-vi

  2. Learning and Production Rate

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-38

      Learning Curve and Rate Adjustment Models: An Investigation of Bias

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      Pages 39-49

      The Production Rate Impact Model: IRATE

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      Pages 51-60

      A Bang-Bang Approximation to the Solution of a Learning Augmented Planning Model

  3. Software Economics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 61-61

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      Pages 63-81

      The Software Development Effort Estimation Exponent: An Effort Estimation Model Accounting for Learning and Integration

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      Pages 83-101

      Software Cost Estimating Models: A Calibration, Validation, and Comparison

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 103-110

      Cost Estimating for Automated Information Systems

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 111-149

      The Complete COCOMO Model: Basic, Intermediate, Detailed, and Incremental Versions for the Original, Enhanced, Ada, and Ada Process Models of COCOMO

  4. Force Costing

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 151-151

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      Pages 153-174

      Calculating the Cost Savings From Reducing Military Force Structure: How to Formulate the Cost Problem

  5. Systems Cost Analysis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 175-175

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      Pages 177-184

      Cost Analysis of Prototyping Major Weapons Systems

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      Pages 185-205

      Cost Estimating Relations for Space-Based Battle Management, Command, Control, and Communications Systems

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      Pages 207-224

      A Review of Estimate at Completion Research

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      Pages 225-242

      A CER Approach to Estimating Aircraft Integration Costs

  6. Cost and Production Analysis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 243-243

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      Pages 245-262

      Integrating Cost Analysis and Production System Analysis Using Rapid Modeling Technology

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 263-270

      Policy Formation for National Industries: The Use of Non-Linear Programming Allocation of Joint Costs

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      Pages 271-281

      Conceptual Model of an Activity-Based Cost Management System

  7. Cost Sensitivity Analysis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 283-283

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 285-297

      Sensitivity Analysis Using Discrete Simulation Models