Wish Vast: Building trust and social capital using cellphones

Khanjan Mehta, Ladislaus M. Semali

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Abstract

This paper describes the basic concepts and opera tion of a cellphone-based social networking system called WishVast. WishVast is an innovation that attempts to harness the pervasiveness of cellphones in developing countries t( build trust and optimize resource utilization & supply chain; to facilitate people to people trade with the ultimate goal of alleviating poverty.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of the International Multiconference on Computer Science and Information Technology, IMCSIT '09
Pages375-381
Number of pages7
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 9 2009
EventInternational Multiconference on Computer Science and Information Technology, IMCSIT '09 - Mragowo, Poland
Duration: Oct 12 2009Oct 14 2009

Publication series

NameProceedings of the International Multiconference on Computer Science and Information Technology, IMCSIT '09
Volume4

Other

OtherInternational Multiconference on Computer Science and Information Technology, IMCSIT '09
CountryPoland
CityMragowo
Period10/12/0910/14/09

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Information Systems
  • Software

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    Mehta, K., & Semali, L. M. (2009). Wish Vast: Building trust and social capital using cellphones. In Proceedings of the International Multiconference on Computer Science and Information Technology, IMCSIT '09 (pp. 375-381). [5352699] (Proceedings of the International Multiconference on Computer Science and Information Technology, IMCSIT '09; Vol. 4). https://doi.org/10.1109/IMCSIT.2009.5352699