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      Modelling and Implementation of a Result Processing System

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            Result Processing System forms the key activities in the life span of a student. The demand for effective and efficient result computation and output presents the need to automate existing manual result processing system. The digitized process provides capabilities such as a centralized repository for storage, management and dissemination of result information to those concerned. A requirement gathering exercise based on the assessment of the existing manual process reveals that it is inefficient and rigorous in nature. The manual activities of the existing system were identified and modeled with the UML object-oriented methodology. Soft technologies such as the hypertext preprocessor - a high level scripting programming language and MYSQL database management systems were combined in the implementation of the student result processing system. The designed and implemented system was able to provide a robust database that generates various reports that are relevant to secondary schools. The reports included results summary, results broadsheet, students result sheet, and so on. These reports are all downloadable because the system is able to generate them in PDF format. The system is unique in that it can be adopted and adapted to suit the result processing idiosyncrasies of any public secondary school.

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            ScienceOpen Preprints
            ScienceOpen
            25 August 2020
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            [1 ] Computer Science and Engineering Department, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife Nigeria
            Article
            10.14293/S2199-1006.1.SOR-.PPSUHH1.v1
            f21619a2-c850-4649-913d-25e95a808232

            This work has been published open access under Creative Commons Attribution License CC BY 4.0 , which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Conditions, terms of use and publishing policy can be found at www.scienceopen.com .


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            Education,Computer science,Engineering,Mathematics
            Result processing system,Object oriented programming,Software development life cycle,Automation,Implementation,Unified modeling language,Information systems

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            Great work! Keep it up please.

            2020-09-21 12:33 UTC
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            I'm still expecting reviewers to help in the reviewing aspect of this work. Thank you!

            2020-09-06 03:46 UTC
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