program evaluation and review technique

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Program Evaluation and Review Technique definition

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(PERT) A method used to size a software product and calculate the Standard Deviation (SD) for risk assessment. The PERT equation (beta distribution) estimates the Equivalent Delivered Source Instructions (EDSIs) and the SD based on the analyst's estimates of the lowest possible size, the most likely size, and the highest possible size of each computer program component (CPC).
(1996-05-29)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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