Selection of Software Development Model Using TOPSIS Methodology

  • Dayanand Gaur
  • Sakshi AggarwalEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 847)


In software industry, the software project failure is a serious concern for stakeholders. The company suffers a huge financial loss in a year due to the team’s negligence and irresponsibility. It can happen because of mismanagement in decision making at any stage of project development. But the study conducted so far cites several causes such as unarticulated project goals, mishandling of requirements, poor estimation of resources, sloppy software development life-cycle model. The paper tries to reduce the effort of decision-makers and project team by outlining the significance of TOPSIS model. The statistical and quantitative analysis is the main feature of TOPSIS. It accomplishes the experts’ job by validating their opinions. It prioritizes the defined options after evaluating them against confliction and multiple attributes. The research proposes a decision-making framework for the selection of software development model using one of the widely accepted multicriteria decision-making tools, i.e., TOPSIS.


Software engineering MCDM Decision-making methods TOPSIS 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Computer ScienceGalgotias UniversityGreater NoidaIndia
  2. 2.Software EngineeringGalgotias UniversityGreater NoidaIndia

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