bottom-up model


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bottom-up model

(programming)
A method for estimating the cost of a complete software project by combining estimates for each component.
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The Kingdom's telecoms regulator said it hopes to finalise the bottom-up models by the middle of next year.
Bottom-up models use engineering rules combined with detailed costing and operational data to build efficient telecommunications networks, thereby identifying all components of the networks necessary to produce the required services, said the TRA in a statement.
Their proposal, which invoked a type of invisible, hypothetical mass known as cold dark matter, seemed to reproduce some of the filamentary structure and gave bottom-up models the upper hand.