Publication Date




Document Type

Capstone Project

Degree Name

Master of Science


Computer Science

First Advisor

Xin Chen, Ph.D.

Second Advisor

Soon-Ok Park, Ph.D.

Third Advisor

Alex Liu


Better reviews help the customer and business owners to understand customer opinions on the business. Better Reviews manages three different kinds of user's like Business owner, Reviewer and Admin. Better Reviews is a website where users can find and provide reviews and feedback on any local businesses. Better Reviews websites useful for customers as well business. Customers can search for business by category, rating and location. As a business owner, user can subscribe for alerts means as soon as customer posts the review, website will send the notification to the business owner. Business owner must register their business into the Better Reviews website. Customer must create an account to post the reviews against the business. However, any user can see the reviews of any business without logged in to the system. Admin is for monitoring and managing the application.

This is a website which provides reviews about a product, place (hotels, food courts), stores, movie halls, and other local businesses which helps the users to choose according to their interests. It also helps the business owners to review the feedback from customers and improve their businesses.