Issue No. 12 - December (1978 vol. 11)
Given certain facts about a project that are known early, this macro-estimating technique generates an expected life-cycle curve of manpower against time.
W. Mayers, "A Statistical Approach to Scheduling Software Development", Computer, vol. 11, no. , pp. 23-35, December 1978, doi:10.1109/C-M.1978.218018