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19th International Forum on
COCOMO® and Software Cost Modeling

Presentations and Binder Materials

Center for Software Engineering, University of Southern California
October 26-29, 2004, Los Angeles, CA
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19th COCOMO®/SCM Forum Agenda

Tuesday, October 26th
7:30am - 8:15am Continental Breakfast (GER Patio)
8:15am - 9:45am
10:15-11:45am
Tutorial
Barry Boehm
Overview
Barry Boehm, Winsor Brown, Jo Ann Lane, Ricardo Valerdi
Toward Model Unification: Integrating the COCOMO® Suite
Winsor Brown
COCOMO® Suite Unification
Ricardo Valerdi
Steps Toward Model Unification For Software, Systems Engineering, and Systems of Systems.
11:45am - 12:45pm Lunch (GER Patio)
12:45pm - 2:45pm Agile Methods and Early Estimation; Ray Madachy, Chair
Kieran Conboy, National University of Ireland, Biran Fitzgerald, University of Limerick
The Components of Agility and Resources Required to Fuel Their Fire
Arlene Minkiewicz, PRICE Systems
Use Case Sizing
Betsy Clark, Software Metrics/USC;
Early COCOTS
2:45pm - 3:15pm Break
3:15pm - 4:45pm Value Based Software Engineering and Model Integration; Don Reifer, Chair
LiGuo Huang, Barry Boehm, USC;
Determine How Much Dependability Is Enough: A Value-Based Approach
Anca-Juliana Stoica, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden;
Stakeholder/Value Approach to Integrating System Development Model and Dependability Analysis: CS-GPE Case Study (paper)
Cvetan Redizic, Michael Crowley, Nancy Eickelmann, Jongmoon Baik, Motorola Labs;
Contextual Models of Cost, Quality and Cycle Time (doc)
5:00pm - 6:00pm Affliates beer/wine/hors d'oeuvres (Faculty Center)
6:00pm - 8:00pm Affliates dinner and kickoff (Faculty Center)

19th COCOMO®/SCM Forum Agenda

Wednesday, Oct 27th
7:30am - 8:15am Continental Breakfast (GER Patio)
8:15am - 10:15am Models, Metrics, and Management; Jo Ann Lane, Chair
Mike Ross, Galorath Incorporated
Parametric Project Monitoring and Control Performance-Based Progress Assessment and Prediction
Richard W. Selby, Northrup Grumman/USC;
Software Requirements Metrics Provide Leading Indicators in Measurement-Driven Dashboards for Large-Scale Systems
Vicki Love, Raytheon;
You want to use COCOMO® II to manage a software development project? Get outta here! (doc)
Peter Hantos, The Aerospace Corporation;
Anchoring Concurrent Engineering Processes
10:15am - 10:45pm Break
10:45am - 12:15pm COCOMO® II Extensions; Dan Ligett, Chair
Ye Yang, USC; Brad Clark, SoftwareMetrics/USC
Reducing Local Calibration Bias in COCOMO® II 2004 Calibration
Pam McDonald, THAAD Project Office, Sandra Giles, THAAD Project Office, Dan Strickland, Dynetics, Inc.
Extensions of Auto-Generated Code and NOSTROMO Methodologies (doc)
H. Clate Stansbury, MCR Federal
COCOMO® II Risk Model
12:15pm - 1:15pm Lunch (GER Patio)
1:15pm - 2:45pm Model Integration, Ricardo Valerdi, Chair
John Gaffney, Lockheed Martin
On Representing Uncertainty in COCOMO® Parameter Values
Tom Harwick, Northrup Grumman
Integration of Software Cost Estimates across COCOMO®, SEER-SEM, and PRICE-S Models (doc)
Chris Miller, Software Productivity Consortium
Integrating Information Models: the essential element of successful measurement programs
2:45pm - 3:15pm Break
3:15pm - 4:15pm Security and Quality, Brad Clark, Chair
Arlene Minkiewicz, PRICE Systems;
Cost of Security in a COTS-Based Software System
John N. Spagnuolo Jr., John D. Powell, JPL
Software Defect Modeling at JPL (paper)
4:15pm - 5:00pm Tool Introductions, Winsor Brown, Chair
5:00pm - 7:00pm Reception and Tools Fair, 3rd Floor, Henry Salvatori Bldg.
  • SAL 324 - Affiliates tool demo: PRICE, SoftStarSystems, SEER, NOSTROMO, COSTXpert, etc.
  • SAL 329 - DBAccess COCOMO® - Janet Chu
  • SAL 330 - COCOTS - Ye Yang
  • SAL 324 - SAL 330 - COPLIMO - Ye Yang
  • SAL 324 - SAL 329 - COSYSMO - Ricardo Valerdi
  • SAL 324 - SAL 332 - COPROMO - Winsor Brown
  • SAL 324 - SAL 332 - CORADMO/COPSEMO - Winsor Brown
  • SAL 324 - SAL 330 - IDAVE - LiGuo Huang
  • SAL 324 - SAL 316 - New Code Counter - Sushil Choudhari
  • SAL 324 - SAL 337 - Agile COCOMO® II - Michael Chuang
  • SAL 324 - SAL 337 - COCOMO® II - Keun Lee

19th COCOMO®/SCM Forum Agenda

Thursday October 28th
7:30am - 8:15am Continental Breakfast (SAL Lobby)
8:15am - 11:45am Workshop breakout groups
COSYSMO - Ricardo Valerdi Moderating
PHE 223
COCOMO® II Security Extension - Ed Colbert and Dan Wu Moderating
SAL 222
COSOSIMO - Jo Ann Lane Moderating
SAL 322
9:45am - 10:15pm Break
10:15am - 11:45pm Workshop breakout groups
COSYSMO - Ricardo Valerdi Moderating
PHE 223
COCOMO® II Security Extension - Ed Colbert and Dan Wu Moderating
SAL 222
COSOSIMO - Jo Ann Lane Moderating
SAL 322
11:45pm - 12:45pm Lunch (SAL Courtyard)
12:45pm - 2:30pm Workshop breakout groups
COCOMO® II Security Extension - Ed Colbert and Dan Wu Moderating
SAL 222
Integrated CII Suite - Winsor Brown, Ricardo Valerdi, Jo Ann Lane, and Yue Chen Moderating
SAL 322
2:35pm - 3:00pm Break
3:00pm - 5:00pm Workshop breakout groups
COCOMO® II Security Extension - Ed Colbert and Dan Wu Moderating
SAL 222
Integrated CII Suite - Winsor Brown, Ricardo Valerdi, Jo Ann Lane, and Yue Chen Moderating
SAL 322

19th COCOMO®/SCM Forum Agenda

Friday October 29th
7:30am - 8:15am Continental Breakfast (HNB Court)
8:15am - 11:45am Workshop breakout group reports

Outbrief Presentations

Jo Ann Lane - Unification Workshop Out-Brief
Jo Ann Lane - COSOSIMO Workshop Out-Brief
Ricardo Valerdi - COSYSMO Outbrief