Design and Implementation of an Integrated Result Processing System in a Networked Environment
Biomedical Statistics and Informatics
Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2017, Pages: 131-137
Received: Jul. 30, 2017;
Accepted: Aug. 22, 2017;
Published: Sep. 18, 2017
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Dada Olabisi Matemilayo, Department of Computer Science, Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, Nigeria
Raji Ayodele Kamaldeen, Department of Computer Science, Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, Nigeria
Oyedepo Femi Samson, Department of Computer Science, Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, Nigeria
Yusuf Ishola Tajudeen, Curl Link Technologies, Kwara State Library Complex, Ilorin, Nigeria
Saka Tajudeen Olarenwaju, Department of Computer Science, Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, Nigeria
Results processing is a continuous process of converting data (scores, grade points, credit units etc) into a definite and meaningful information such as statement of result, transcripts etc. These results are used to check the performance of each student in various courses. The current method of students’ academic results processing was found to be tedious and time consuming, especially when carried out for a large number of students. This makes the entire process cumbersome and error prone. A computer software application was developed to facilitate the automated processing of the results. The software was developed using HTML5, CSS8, Java Script for client side, PHP (Hypertext Pre-Processor) as server side programming language and MySqli (My Structural Query Language Imroved) as relational database. This language was chosen because of its flexibility and features for developing online based applications. WAMP (Window Apache MySql and PHP) server was used for local hosting and testing. The data used for testing was obtained from the Department of Computer Science. The developed software was tested and found to perform well and produced expected results on completion. With this, it was possible to compute Grade Point Average (GPA) and Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) for each student based on examination scores entered or uploaded. The new system offers some qualities such as reduction in the cost of processing of information, reduction in time spent in computing GPA and generating transcripts, increase in accuracy and efficiency, and elimination of redundancies.
Dada Olabisi Matemilayo,
Raji Ayodele Kamaldeen,
Oyedepo Femi Samson,
Yusuf Ishola Tajudeen,
Saka Tajudeen Olarenwaju,
Design and Implementation of an Integrated Result Processing System in a Networked Environment, Biomedical Statistics and Informatics.
Vol. 2, No. 4,
2017, pp. 131-137.
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