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dc.contributor.authorMacDonell, SG
dc.contributor.authorShepperd, MJ
dc.date.accessioned2011-08-08T08:54:38Z
dc.date.available2011-08-08T08:54:38Z
dc.date.copyright2007
dc.date.issued2011-08-08
dc.identifier.citation1st International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement, Madrid, Spain, pages 401 - 409
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10292/1635
dc.description.abstractThe availability of multi-organisation data sets has made it possible for individual organisations to build and apply management models, even if they do not have data of their own. In the absence of any data this may be a sensible option, driven by necessity. However, if both cross-company (or global) and within-company (or local) data are available, which should be used in preference? Several research papers have addressed this question but without any apparent convergence of results. We conduct a systematic review of empirical studies comparing global and local effort prediction systems. We located 10 relevant studies: 3 supported global models, 2 were equivocal and 5 supported local models. The studies do not have converging results. A contributing factor is that they have utilised different local and global data sets and different experimental designs thus there is substantial heterogeneity. We identify the need for common response variables and for common experimental and reporting protocols.
dc.publisherIEEE Computer Society Press
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dc.subjectD.2.9.b Cost estimation
dc.subjectempirical analysis.
dc.subjectprediction
dc.subjectproject effort
dc.subjectsystematic review
dc.titleComparing local and global software effort estimation models – reflections on a systematic review
dc.typeConference Contribution
dc.rights.accessrightsOpenAccess
dc.identifier.doi10.1109/ESEM.2007.45


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