What is mBOSSS?

This projects investigates the design and implementation of a mobile application framework for epidemiology purposes and a system (mBOSSS) that apply this framework for surveillance and diagnosis of diseases in cattle.

Technology behind mBOSSS

The tool was developed in Java and tested on O2, Nokia and other phones.


The project was funded by the Australian Biosecurity CRC.

Resources and Publications

Slides (ppt)

Short Video Demonstrations (requires Quicktime)

  • Jingyu Zhang, Rafael A. Calvo, Richard Shephard and Craig Jin (2006). "A Framework for Mobile Disease Report and Investigation". International Conference on Mobile Technology Applications and Systems, IEE 25-27 October 2006 Bangkok, Thailand. Association for Computer Machinery, ACM

* Contact Dr. Rafael Calvo for more information