numerous sophisticated models and methods for estimating the size, cost and schedule
of software projects. However, the ability to
accurately predict the software cost of web based software for agile software
projects is still dubious. The most appropriate web based software cost
estimation in an agile software development environment is a big problem due to
varying levels of customer requirement and different individual personnel
capabilities. Also, the need to develop a
separate model to estimate web based project is rising. In this research paper, we present AgileMOW, an approach to model a software
cost estimation process which will evaluate effort and cost of software
development for web based projects developed using Agile methodology with a
number of constraints imposed by stakeholders and environmental
characteristics, thereby satisfying multitudinous criteria by making use of
COCOMO II model, a famous traditional algorithmic technique. Most importantly, the paper identifies the difference
between conventional and web projects. The proposed estimation
model enhances the level of visibility in the planning stages.
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R. Litoriya and A. Kothari, "An Efficient Approach for Agile Web Based Project Estimation: AgileMOW," Journal of Software Engineering and Applications
, Vol. 6 No. 6, 2013, pp. 297-303. doi: 10.4236/jsea.2013.66037
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