Computer Science 290 Fall 2013
Gregory M. Kapfhammer
Mythical Months
Why?
Optimists
Why? Pure thought stuff
Cost
Progress
Are workers and months interchangeable?
Two extremes
Four graphs
Count off by fours
Form groups according to your numbers
You have twenty minutes to discuss the people/months graphs
Draw the graph on the board
Prepare some oral remarks on your graph
Explain why!
Communication overhead
Sequential constraints
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"Truth emerges more readily from error than confusion"
Francis Bacon
Once the project is late?
Add more people?
No !