Design and Implementation of Mobile Survey System


KIPS Transactions on Computer and Communication Systems, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 317-326, Apr. 2003
10.3745/KIPSTD.2003.10.2.317,   PDF Download:

Abstract

The possession rate of residential telephones tend to decrease as mobile phones are widely spread. There is also a decrease in the access rate of the qualified respondents due to the low rate of phone book registration and that of house owner´ presence at home. Such a change in telephone survey environment calls for another survey-channel which makes good use of new telecommunication services. In this paper, a mobile survey system was designed and performed by the use of SMS (Short Message Service) which is a kind of mobile data communication service. The system draws the sample by using random digit sampling based on ´quota allocation´, and sends the SMS to the sample according to the arranged scheduler. Then, the survey-panel which received the SMS connects to the responding server by pressing the ´send´ button (which is connected by the callback number), responding to the question. As a result, the responding value is stored in the database and is analyzed in real-time. This system is distinguished from other research methodologies for its simplicity in data collection, its inexpensive research price, and the innovatively low research time.


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[IEEE Style]
W. S. Choi and Y. W. Koo, "Design and Implementation of Mobile Survey System," KIPS Journal D (2001 ~ 2012) , vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 317-326, 2003. DOI: 10.3745/KIPSTD.2003.10.2.317.

[ACM Style]
Won San Choi and Yong Wan Koo. 2003. Design and Implementation of Mobile Survey System. KIPS Journal D (2001 ~ 2012) , 10, 2, (2003), 317-326. DOI: 10.3745/KIPSTD.2003.10.2.317.