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Job Searching Mobile Application using Location Awareness

Azhar, Adam (2011) Job Searching Mobile Application using Location Awareness. Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This document provides the description for the FYP project titled "job Searching Mobile Application using Location Awareness" .Location awareness is an important feature that could help the user to know the availability of job vacancy at their current location. However, the current job searching websites does not equip with this feature. Therefore, the objective of the research paper is to study how location awareness feature can be applied in job searching application using mobile computing as the platform. This mobile application was developed for Android Operating System, which it could help the user to search for part time job vacancy using location awareness feature. The location awareness features could be done in mobile application using the Global Positioning Technology (GPS) which it will detect the user's longitude and latitude. Subsequently, the longitude and latitude will be converted into strings and will be compared with the database. The data that match the database will be prompted to user. The mobile application has gone through the user acceptance test with 30 users has tested the software. Using Android, an open source operating system as the platform of the mobile application, it targeted the user with Android smart phone to benefit using this mobile application. As the conclusion, location awareness is a new feature that is relevant to job searching process and it has been proven with the development of this mobile application.

Item Type: Final Year Project
Academic Subject : Academic Department - Information Communication Technology
Subject: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: Sciences and Information Technology > Computer and Information Sciences
Depositing User: Users 2053 not found.
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2013 15:44
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2017 09:41
URI: http://utpedia.utp.edu.my/id/eprint/10531

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