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Development of a Computational Model for Yoruba Bargaining System

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2017
Bello Sururah A., Iyanda Abimbola R., Adigun Adekunle M.

Bello Sururah A., Iyanda Abimbola R. and Adigun Adekunle M.. Development of a Computational Model for Yoruba Bargaining System. International Journal of Computer Applications 171(6):8-14, August 2017. BibTeX

	author = {Bello Sururah A. and Iyanda Abimbola R. and Adigun Adekunle M.},
	title = {Development of a Computational Model for Yoruba Bargaining System},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {August 2017},
	volume = {171},
	number = {6},
	month = {Aug},
	year = {2017},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {8-14},
	numpages = {7},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2017913863},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


This paper examines the concept of negotiation in the context of the Yoruba culture to produce a formal representation in form of computational models as a step towards digital preservation of the culture and also integrate this into the growing field of e-commerce. Three of the Bargaining systems of the Yoruba culture was designed using flowchart and use case diagrams. The simulation was done with Java.


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Bargaining, Yoruba, Culture, Computational Model.