OCTOPUS Online Collaborative TOll-card-sharing PUblic System

CHRISTOS, KAKLAMANIS and ELINA, BAGIAKOU and EVI, PAPAIOANNOU and STAVROS, ATHANASSOPOULOS (2015) OCTOPUS Online Collaborative TOll-card-sharing PUblic System. In: Third International Conference on Advances in Computing, Electronics and Communication - ACEC 2015, 10-11 October, 2015, Zurich, Switzerland.

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Abstract

We present OCTOPUS, an internet based system that allows users to voluntarily share prepaid “aller-retour” toll cards of limited lifetime or/and use a car pooling service. Users have to register and provide details about the resource they either possess or wish to make use of. OCTOPUS is then responsible for processing and matching user requests utilizing geographical information also allowing users to select their matching members just using their smartphone or any mobile device with an internet connection. OCTOPUS is yet another proof of concept that internet and the web can actually promote resource sharing for social welfare in our modern society.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: OCTOPUS, internet, web, culture, smartphone, wireless, geographical information, online matching, resource sharing, collaborative consumption, social welfare.
Depositing User: Mr. John Steve
Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2019 11:36
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2019 11:36
URI: http://publications.theired.org/id/eprint/1418

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