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When to Use Data from Other Projects for Effort Estimation

Date of Publication: 
September 2010
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Abstract: 
Collecting the data required for quality prediction within a development team is time-consuming and expensive. An alternative to make predictions using data that crosses from other projects or even other companies. We show that with/without relevancy filtering, imported data performs the same/worse (respectively) than using local data. Therefore, we recommend the use of relevancy filtering whenever generating estimates using data from another project.
Venue: 
ASE '10 Proceedings of the IEEE/ACM international conference on Automated software engineering
bibtex: 
@conference{kocaguneli2010use, title={{When to use data from other projects for effort estimation}}, author={Kocaguneli, E. and Gay, G. and Menzies, T. and Yang, Y. and Keung, J.W.}, booktitle={Proceedings of the IEEE/ACM international conference on Automated software engineering}, pages={321--324}, year={2010}, organization={ACM} }