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Estimated Cost

Analyzed 5 months ago. based on code collected 6 months ago.

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$ .00
917,816 lines
257 person-years
$ 14,153,025 *
*Using the Basic COCOMO Model

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About Cost Estimates

  • Software cost estimation is tricky business even when all the variables are known -- knowledge which we certainly don't have.
  • We calculate the estimated cost of the project using the Basic COCOMO Model.
  • For those familiar with the details, we are using coeffcients a=2.4 and b=1.05.
  • Please note that COCOMO was created to model large institutional projects, which often don't compare well with distributed open-source projects.
  • COCOMO is meant to include the design, specification drafting, reviewing and management overhead that goes along with producing quality software.
  • This model seems to be most accurate with mature, large projects. Young projects with little activity are typically overvalued.