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Latest NASA Instrument Cost Model (NICM): Version VI

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dc.contributor.author Mrozinski, Joe
dc.contributor.author Habib-Agahi, Hamid
dc.contributor.author Fox, George
dc.contributor.author Ball, Gary
dc.date.accessioned 2016-06-06T19:39:43Z
dc.date.available 2016-06-06T19:39:43Z
dc.date.issued 2014-08-05
dc.identifier.citation AIAA Space 2014, San Diego, California, August 5-7, 2014 en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 14-2769
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/45607
dc.description.abstract The NASA Instrument Cost Model, NICM, is a suite of tools which allow for probabilistic cost estimation of NASA’s space-flight instruments at both the system and subsystem level. NICM also includes the ability to perform cost by analogy as well as joint confidence level (JCL) analysis. The latest version of NICM, Version VI, was released in Spring 2014. This paper will focus on the new features released with NICM VI, which include: 1) The NICM-E cost estimating relationship, which is applicable for instruments flying on Explorer-like class missions; 2) The new cluster analysis ability which, alongside the results of the parametric cost estimation for the user’s instrument, also provides a visualization of the user’s instrument’s similarity to previously flown instruments; and 3) includes new cost estimating relationships for in-situ instruments. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2014 en_US
dc.title Latest NASA Instrument Cost Model (NICM): Version VI en_US
dc.type Preprint en_US


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