—Time and Attendance System provides many
benefits to organizations. It enables an employer to have full
control of all employees working hours. It helps control labour
costs by reducing over-payments, which are often caused by
transcription error, interpretation error and intentional error.
Manual processes are also eliminated as well as the staff needed
to maintain them. It is often difficult to comply with labour
regulation, but a time and attendance system is invaluable for
ensuring compliance with labour regulations regarding proof of
Every Organization has a specific location, which is
determine by the GPS. The location of an employee can be
determined by GPS device (Mobile Phone, GPS watch or GPS
enabled device etc.). If the location of an employee and the
location of organization is same (Approx.), then it should be said
that, the employee is in the office. This paper use location as a
proof of attendance and proposed a new time and attendance
system based on location.
—Location-based service, GPS, locationing, time
and attendance system, android, apps.
The authors are with the Department of Computer Science and
Engineering, East West University, Dhaka, Bangladesh (e-mail:
Cite:Mohammad Salah Uddin, S. M. Allayear, N. C. Das, and F. A. Talukder, "A Location Based Time and Attendance System," International Journal of Computer Theory and Engineering vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 36-38, 2014.