Publication Date

Summer 2017

Document Type

Project Summary

Degree Name

Master of Science


Computer Science

First Advisor

Soon-Ok Park, Ph.D.

Second Advisor

Xin Chen, Ph.D.

Third Advisor

Alex Liu, Ph.D.


Home away from home is the application of Electronic commerce. It would be a source for the people, who would like to take homes or apartments by electronic payments. This website would be the best place to give advertisement for their properties to renters for temporary stays.

This application would be the website, which give authority to users to log in/sign up pages for renter and owner along with the welcome screen for all three roles-Admin, Owner, Renter. Admin role would be consisting of Renter User Management, Owner User Management, and Locations management. Owner role would be creating listing which is having of Upload one image, Title, Details, Cost and selecting location dynamically fill from admin screen and view renter users who opted the listing and Update password options.

Renter role would be having the search division by having of Location, from and to date, Number of members, Responsive listing view with all filter details, select anyone listing will lead to details view of that particular ID, conform proceed to payment screen (Dummy payment navigation screen), Update password options. This website would be the mobile friendly along with all required features.

Once the customer checkouts, from our rental home or apartments we provide a customer end feedback and a survey to submit the post-rental ratings functionally through our website or sending an email to the guests or by the text messages about the survey to accomplish the efficiency of overall maintenance services like cleanness, costs, facilities.


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