An introduction to software effort estimation, with focus on Web effort estimation

An introduction to software effort estimation, with focus on Web effort estimation

Abstract:
Good effort estimates are essential to help project managers allocate resources and control costs & schedule, which in turn enables projects to be finished on time and within budget. The objective of this tutorial is to introduce the concepts related to effort estimation and also to detail the most common techniques that have been used by researchers who have investigated this area using models. All the examples given are based on effort estimation relating to Web projects.