Guideline for Sizing Service-Oriented Architecture Software

The COSMIC Functional Size Measurement Method

Fagg, P., Lesterhuis, A., Rule, G., Ungerer, G., Galegaonkar, S., Natarajan, K., Santillo, L., Vogelezang, F.W., Jain, P., O’Neill, M., Symons, C.R.

The purpose of this Guideline is to provide additional advice beyond that given in the COSMIC Measurement Manual [1] on how to apply the COSMIC Functional Size Measurement (FSM) method v4.0 to size software called ‘services’ from the architecture generally referred to as the ‘Service Oriented Architecture’ (SOA).

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