Sheeba Praveen, Devendra Agarwal, Ankita Srivastava


An efficient approach and accuracy in estimation of software size plays an important part in the development of software. For more accurate estimation A lot of work has been done for accurate estimation of size. The correctness in estimating the size helps in the development of a accurate software project. Size is dependent on parameters like cost, schedule, and effort. Poor size estimation leads to over budget and late deliveries, which in turn decreases the assurance of customer and affects the image of developer. Traditional size estimation methods generally use lines-of-code, function point, object points etc. However, traditional size metrics have restrictions and are not attuned with newer rapid prototyping and object-oriented approaches of software progress. This research work focuses on literature survey, critically analyzes the traditional methods and introduces Object oriented metrics for effective size estimation for Object Oriented Software and Mapping Function point into Object oriented metrics. The mapping is formally described to enable the automation of the counting procedure.



OO, FPA, size matrics, Mapping

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