Function Points by Christopher J. Lokan
Chris Lokan (Ph.D) has written a very detailed and accurate analysis of the history and background of functional size measurement. Includes the history of the evolution of Function Points from Albrecht through to COSMIC
This paper can be located in the following publication:
C.J. Lokan. Function Points. Advances in Computers, M. Zelkowitz (ed), Volume 65, Chapter 7. Academic Press, 2005. ISBN 0-12-012165-4.