The Impact of Irrelevant and Misleading Information on Effort Estimates

Keywords impact of irrelevant information misleading information effort estimates
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Assume: Small project
Optimistic and confident way of thinking about activities far ahead
More goal oriented and less problem oriented
Construal Theory:
Near future information: contextualized and complex (richer and more concrete with more features of event)
Distant future information: abstract and decontextualized (simpler mental method)

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Software development effort estimates are the basis for project bidding, budgeting and planning.
Software development effort estimates can be strongly affected by effort-irrelevant and misleading information

Shabnam Abtahi
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