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Issue No. 02 - March/April (2009 vol. 26)
ISSN: 0740-7459
pp: 14-19
Magne Jørgensen , Simula Research Laboratory
Barry Boehm , University of Southern California
Stan Rifkin , Master Systems
ABSTRACT
Which is better for estimating software project resources: formal models, as instantiated in estimation tools, or expert judgment? Two luminaries, Magne Jørgensen and Barry Boehm, debate this question.
INDEX TERMS
software project estimation, estimation tools, expert judgment, software development, process improvement
CITATION

B. Boehm, S. Rifkin and M. Jørgensen, "Software Development Effort Estimation: Formal Models or Expert Judgment?," in IEEE Software, vol. 26, no. , pp. 14-19, 2009.
doi:10.1109/MS.2009.47
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