Estimation spans many disciplines, each with their own specialized vocabulary. This glossary collects terms defined for various disciplines to provide a consolidated glossary for all readers, regardless of their background and knowledge. I consulted the following sources:
I consulted the following sources:
• CMMI Glossary, contained in [Chrissis, 2003, page 611 ff]. This particular glossary encompasses 13 different sources but focuses primarily on process-related terminology.
• IEEE Standard Glossary of Software Engineering Terminology [IEEE Std 610.12, 1990], Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Standards Association (IEEE-SA), 1990, ISBN 1-5593-7067-X. (Corrected edition issued February 1991. Reaffirmed ...