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Total Fishing Web Application: Technical Report

Gilbert, Daniel (2018) Total Fishing Web Application: Technical Report. Undergraduate thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

Fishing is one of the biggest recreational activities in the world, and although the older generation enjoys that little technology is needed to fish, that does not mean it should be so far behind in IT compared to other hobbies. I have grown up fishing, and I am included in the new generation of which believe technology and community could advance how people fish.

The older generation believes that fishing spots should be kept secret, so they can enjoy fishing there for as long as possible, as there is a big problem in Ireland with poaching for fish. I believe this application will provide more awareness and highlight the safety of the fish stocks in our countries.

Total Fishing will target Freshwater anglers, generally from the age group of 10-40. The application will provide a community to all fishermen where they can share all sorts of information about their catches. For inexperienced users, there will be a section of the app that will use an image recognition system to detect what species of fish they have caught.

There will be a section that all users will get use from, which will be the best fishing day predictor. This page will use a weighted score model that was based off multiple datasets containing over 100 values. The user will select a location on the map where they would like to fish; this will automatically retrieve a 5-day forecast of weather information on that current location. This data will be stored in arrays and scored accordingly.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Electronic computers. Computer science

S Agriculture > SH Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources > ZA4150 Computer Network Resources > The Internet > World Wide Web > Websites > Website Design
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering > Telecommunications > The Internet > World Wide Web > Websites > Website Design
Q Science > QA Mathematics > Computer software > Website Design
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Computer software > Website Design
Divisions: School of Computing > Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing
Depositing User: CAOIMHE NI MHAICIN
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2018 16:52
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2018 16:52
URI: http://trap.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/3459

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