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The design and development of peer-to-peer based mobile application for petty trading


Ishak, Iskandar and Sidi, Fatimah and Mohd. Sani, Nor Fazlida and Affendey, Lilly Suriani and Ariffin, Ahmad Alauddin and Mazli, Raedi Fizuwan (2013) The design and development of peer-to-peer based mobile application for petty trading. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology, 54 (3). pp. 518-524. ISSN 1992-8645; ESSN: 1817-3195


Recent popularity of mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets have increase the usage of these devices including by petty traders. This paper presents a prototype mobile phone application designed and developed to enhance the business activities for petty traders especially in open markets such as night markets. The proposed application consists of three major component for petty trading activities: i)Trader Searching Component, ii)Trader- Customer Communication Component, and iii)Trader Pamphlet Distributor. Provided that both the trader and customer have installed the application on their phones the application will provide real-time information to the customer regarding nearest available traders doing their businesses at a particular trading place visited by the customer. It has to be noted that the application is based on decentralized peer-to-peer architecture in which there is no centralized party managing all the data.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology
Publisher: Asian Research Publishing Network
Keywords: Mobile application; Peer-to-peer; Ubiquitous computing; Petty trading; Commerce
Depositing User: Nurul Ainie Mokhtar
Date Deposited: 15 May 2015 05:45
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2015 01:26
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/30632
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