algorithmic model

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Algorithmic Model definition

programming
A method of estimating software cost using mathematical algorithms based on the parameters which are considered to be the major cost drivers. These estimate of effort or cost are based primarily on the size of the software or Delivered Source Instructions (DSI)s, and other productivity factors known as Cost Driver Attributes.
See also Parametric Model.
(1996-05-28)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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