Issue No. 04 - April (2009 vol. 42)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2009.118
Christof Ebert , Vector
Capers Jones , Software Productivity Research
Due to the complex system context of embedded-software applications, defects can cause life-threatening situations, delays can create huge costs, and insufficient productivity can impact entire economies. Providing better estimates, setting objectives, and identifying critical hot spots in embedded-software engineering requires adequate benchmarking data.
Embedded software, Software measurement, Software process, Function points, Estimation, Quality control, CMMI
C. Ebert and C. Jones, "Embedded Software: Facts, Figures, and Future," in Computer, vol. 42, no. , pp. 42-52, 2009.