An Android Based System for Reporting Coronavirus Outbreak in Educational Institutions using Social Media Services

© 2020 by IJCTT Journal
Volume-68 Issue-11
Year of Publication : 2020
Authors : W.K.ElSaid
DOI :  10.14445/22312803/IJCTT-V68I11P101

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W.K.ElSaid, "An Android Based System for Reporting Coronavirus Outbreak in Educational Institutions using Social Media Services," International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology, vol. 68, no. 11, pp. 1-9, 2020. Crossref, 10.14445/22312803/IJCTT-V68I11P101

At the beginning of the year 2020, the humanity has been subjected to a new enemy known as Coronavirus pandemic, which its destructive effects are quite different from its former peers. This new enemy initially appeared in the Chinese province of Wuhan and spread very quickly in all countries of the world to cause a large number of injuries and fatalities in various sectors of the society including education. With the outbreak of this powerful epidemic, the increasing number of Coronavirus reporting calls placed a great strain on the traditional emergency communication systems which are not eligible to receive it; especially in developing countries. To greatly reduce the burden on the traditional communication systems, this research paper presents an Android based emergency system to enable the member of the educational institution to send the panic request about the newly detected cases of Coronavirus in his educational institution using social media services. The efficiency of the proposed system has been evaluated on two levels. In first level, it was guaranteed that the proposed system has been worked on various smartphones devices with Android version of 4.4 KitKat or higher. In second level, the performance of the proposed system was arbitrated by two arbitration groups: Android developer experts and Android smartphone end users. The arbitration outcomes indicated that, the proposed system achieved a high level of arbitrators’ acceptance, where the overall acceptance rate reached 96.48%.

Coronavirus, Mobile Health, Android Phones, Social Media, Educational Institutions.

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