FOURTEENTH INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON
COCOMO® AND SOFTWARE COST MODELING/
FOCUSED WORKSHOP

October 26-29, 1999


Forum and Workshop Agenda



 

Tuesday, October 26

  • 7:30am-8:30am
  • Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30am-12:00pm
  • Boehm tutorial: Software Cost, Schedule, and Process Relationships
  • 12:00pm-1:00pm
  • Lunch
  • 1:00pm-4:30pm
  • Madachy tutorial: Cost/Schedule/Process Modeling via System Dynamics
  • 5:00pm-8:00pm
  • Affiliates' Dinner and Workshop Kickoff

     

    Wednesday, October 27

  • 7:30am-8:00am
  • Continental Breakfast
  • 8:00am-10:00am
  • Session 1: COCOMO® II Update
    Boehm - COCOMO® II Overview
    Chulani - COCOMO® 81 to COCOMO® II Rosetta Stone
    Brown/Fakharzadeh - MBASE/USDP Phase and Activity Distributions
    Abts -COCOTS Update
  • 10:0am-10:30am
  • Break
  • 10:30am-12:00am
  • Session 2: Related USC-CSE Updates
    Madachy/Tarbet - Initial Experiences in Software Process Modeling 
    Reifer - Software Reuse Economics
    Boehm - Future Trends in Software Economics
  • 12:00am-1:00pm
  • Lunch
  • 1:00pm-2:30pm
  • Session 3: Cost, Schedule, and Process I
    Royce - Rational Dashboard
    Stutzke - Defining Cycle Time
    Wheaton - Cost as Independent Variable
  • 2:30pm-3:00pm
  • Break
  • 3:00pm-4:00pm
  • Session 4: Cost, Schedule, and Process II
    Hefner - Estimation Concept in the new CMM
    Stoica - Model Systems
  • 4:00pm-5:00pm
  • Tool Summaries
  • 5:00pm-7:00pm
  • Reception and Tools Fair

     

    Thursday, October 28

  • 7:30am-8:00am
  • Continental Breakfast
  • 8:00am-10:00am
  • Session 5: Sizing
    Cowderoy - Size and quality measures for multimedia and web-site production
    Oligny - Improving Software Functional Size Measurement
    Dekkers - Function Points, Use Cases and Project Costing -- Where's the Fit? 
    Fischman - UML-Based Software Sizing
  • 10:00am-10:30am
  • Break
  • 10:30am-11:30pm
  • Session 6: Model Reconciliation
    Strickland - REVIC II: Converting the REVIC Model to COCOMO® II
    Roetzheim - Proposal for a Cost Estimating Industry Consortium
  • 11:30pm-5:00pm
  • Affiliates' Lunch and Workshop Breakout Groups

     

    Friday, October 29

  • 7:30am-8:00am
  • Continental Breakfast
  • 8:00am-9:30am
  • Workshop Breakout Summaries
  • 9:30am-10:00am
  • Break
  • 10:00am-11:30am
  • Workshop Breakout Summaries and Wrap-Up

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