BOEHM CSSE

Center for Systems and Software Engineering


COCOMO III

COnstructive COst MOdel II (COCOMO® III) is a model that allows one to estimate the cost, effort, and schedule when planning a new software development activity. COCOMO III is under development as an extension of the COCOMO II model.

COCOMO® III will meet the following use cases:

The original COCOMO® model was first published by Dr. Barry Boehm in 1981, and reflected the software development practices of the day.