Using Grey Relational Analysis and PSO to Estimate Software Cost

International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)          
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Volume-34 Number-3
Year of Publication : 2016
Authors : Nusbah Suroor, Shabina Ghafir


Nusbah Suroor, Shabina Ghafir "Using Grey Relational Analysis and PSO to Estimate Software Cost". International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT) V34(3):125-128, April 2016. ISSN:2231-2803. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract -
Software Cost Estimation is one of the most important activities in planning software projects. If cost and effort estimation is not done accurately, it can lead to huge losses and ultimately project failures. In fact, Poor estimation is one of the main causes for project failures. However, accurate cost estimation is a challenging task. The traditional parametric models have somewhat failed in this regard. More recently, attention has shifted to soft computing techniques. These techniques help to provide estimations for real life dynamic and ambiguous systems. The aim of this paper is to propose a new technique of cost estimation which utilizes the advantages of Grey Relational Analysis and Particle Swarm Optimization.

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Software Cost Estimation, Grey Relational Analysis, Particle Swarm Optimization, MRE, MMRE.