Table 1: Summary of our model variable.

VariablesScaleDescription

Effort (output)RatioNormalized work effort
AFP (Input)RatioAdjusted function points
MTS (Input)RatioMax team size
DT (Input)NominalDevelopment type
DP (Input)NominalDevelopment platform
LT (Input)NominalLanguage type
DTech (Input)NominalDevelopment techniques