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--George McC 13:20, 10 January 2007 (PST)

Hi Jo Ann,

As I have written elsewhere I am immediately put on guard whenever I see the phrase system of systems! Unfortunately as I progressed through your material I found little to appease my worries.

Why is this "system of systems" rather than just "system"? and on a lighter note why COSOSIMO rather than COSOSEMO with the E standing for Engineering rather than the I for Integration?

Having said this, the parameters that you have defined seem to be sound as parameters to a cost model for the engineering of systems. Perhaps I am missing something (this is not an area that I am overly familiar with - although I met with COCOMO many years ago) so it is possible that you can convince me that the term is not being misused.