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Classifying Pathways for Smart City Development: Comparing Design, Governance and Implementation in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Dubai, and Abu Dhabi

Negar Noori, Thomas Hoppe, Martin de Jong
2020 Sustainability  
The emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) as the new paradigm of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and rapid changes in technology and urban needs urge cities around the world towards  ...  The four cases pertain to the following smart city projects: Smart Dubai, Masdar City, Barcelona Smart City, and Amsterdam Smart City.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors are indebted to Cornelia Dinca, Ger Baron, Leendert Verhoef, Jordi Cirera, Frans Sengers, and Ali al-Azzawi for their support in the data collection.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12104030 fatcat:zfafthprebhqbe4l6xcmi446gi

The Alexafication of Adult Social Care: Virtual Assistants and the Changing Role of Local Government in England

James Wright
2021 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
Voice controlled virtual assistants, delivered via consumer devices such as smart speakers and tablets, are being trialled by local authorities across England as a convenient and low-cost supplement or  ...  This article looks at choices by some local authorities to trial Alexa, within the context of the ongoing care crisis in England, with councils facing depleted funds, a lack of expert guidance on care  ...  Acknowledgments: I am grateful to a colleague who was present at ITEC 2018, as well as Kate Hamblin, for the description of the conference.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph18020812 pmid:33477872 fatcat:bwgh4zjp2zf2dn3srkn5cikcbq

Smart City Ontologies: Improving the effectiveness of smart city applications

Nicos Komninos, Charalampos Bratsas, Christina Kakderi, Panagiotis Tsarchopoulos
2016 Journal of Smart Cities  
This paper addresses the problem of low impact of smart city applications observed in the fields of energy and transport, which constitute high-priority domains for the development of smart cities.  ...  In conclusion, we underline the relationships between innovation and ontology, and discuss how we can improve the effectiveness of smart city applications, combining expert and user-driven ontology design  ...  daily access and usage.  ... 
doi:10.18063/jsc.2015.01.001 fatcat:jnmjzvrrujbh5l2bvt4jwrh36q

Deployment of smart city concept in Poland : selected aspects

Beata Gontar, Zbigniew Gontar, Anna Pamula
2013 Organizacijų Vadyba: Sisteminiai Tyrimai  
The concept of Smart City is concerned primarily with integration ICT with processes performed in the city.  ...  The paper identifies applications and requirements of Smart Cities grouped into two topics: Smart Grid and Smart Tourism and reviews selected projects implemented in these areas in Poland.  ...  Amsterdam Smart City -ASC), programs created by government (e.g.  ... 
doi:10.7220/mosr.1392.1142.2013.67.3 fatcat:zmxfodkymvaz7lfsjfqiaqvsei

D5.5 - Documentation Of Trial Preparation Procedures

Luca De Santis, Michele Bertolacci, Karl Kreiner, Reinhard Herzog, Raquel Ventura Miravet, Matteo Pardi, João Garcia, Toni Paradell, Maria Bianco, Marcin Płóciennik
2018 Zenodo  
It contains information on the specific preparatory works in the venues and locations where the trials will be held.  ...  Moreover, ethical issues, especially in those trials that deal with sensitive data, are considered: specific lines of actions have been therefore defined to cope with these issues.  ...  Preparation and preconditions In preparation of the trial, a smart phone app to access the routing information and to transmit sensor measurements will be prepared.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1293894 fatcat:p6v6uvk2zzc7blqwk5yyvt55we

Driving Smartization Through Intelligent Transport

2014 Chinese Business Review  
Smart cities initiatives are developing all over the world, due to their support in favouring a better provision of services, in connection with the aim of achieving efficiency in cities management.  ...  The analysis of the official documents set up by city departments and by the industry players showed transport as a driving force in smart cities projects which conveys a smart approach to different domains  ...  Since 2009 the city of Amsterdam launched a public-private program called Amsterdam Smart City (ASC) in which the municipality was a partner in the execution together with the Amsterdam Economic Board,  ... 
doi:10.17265/1537-1506/2014.04.004 fatcat:wrd324bhyza5tiiir7vvi7zcji

Clustering of European Smart Cities to Understand the Cities' Sustainability Strategies

Carmen Cantuarias-Villessuzanne, Romain Weigel, Jeffrey Blain
2021 Sustainability  
Our outcomes show that there is not just one smart city but several smart cities emerging according to the cities' environment.  ...  This paper analyzes the smart strategies of European cities through the dynamic capabilities approach. We develop a clustering of smart cities based on the activities implemented by the cities.  ...  The analysis of ASC reports [61] emphasizes some lessons learned from the deployment of the Energy Atlas project: (i) A smart city is not only about developing an advanced technological solution, but  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13020513 fatcat:tj5v3wd7bvgx3gwb4s6mabelvy

Rules of Smart IoT Networks within Smart Cities towards Blockchain Standardization

Nada Alasbali, Saaidal Razalli Bin Azzuhri, Rosli Bin Salleh, Miss Laiha Mat Kiah, Ahmad Aliff A. S. Ahmad Shariffuddin, Nik Muhammad Izwan bin Nik Mohd Kamel, Leila Ismail, Hasan Ali Khattak
2022 Mobile Information Systems  
The issues that smart cities face, as well as the usage of blockchain in Internet of Things (IoT) applications, are discussed in this research paper. Problem Statement.  ...  Standardization in smart city applications is restricted by the competitive pressures of proprietary innovation and technological compartmentalization.  ...  Acknowledgments e authors are very thankful to all the associated personnel in any reference and the anonymous reviewers that contributed in/for improving the content and presentation of this research.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2022/9109300 fatcat:62vj2dasond4pc77sszo3uurbi

Smart Cities: Concepts, Perceptions and Lessons for Planners [chapter]

Tuan-Yee Ching, Joseph Ferreira
2015 Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography  
In addition, apart from open data, allowing public access to specialized information (e.g.  ...  by getting access to the information" (Stockholm News 2011).  ...  * Are there other possible areas in the city where similar "smart" technologies may be applied?  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-18368-8_8 fatcat:sez6wa3nmrgqbkei2ph5ffagp4

Miasto inteligentne kolejny krok w drodze do miasta idealnego

Agnieszka Karbowniczek
2018 Środowisko Mieszkaniowe  
cities in Poland.  ...  Słowa kluczowe: Smart city, miasto inteligentne, miasto idealne  ...  There is a special Amsterdam Smart City (ASC) platform responsible for introducing smart city systems.  ... 
doi:10.4467/25438700sm.18.076.9992 fatcat:hj33yuiqtbczhblgnevwymetve

Urban Hazard Mitigation: Creating Resilient Cities

David R. Godschalk
2003 Natural Hazards Review  
expanded urban systems research, education and training, and increased collaboration among professional groups involved in city building and hazard mitigation.  ...  to physical and social elements of cities.  ...  Acknowledgments An earlier version of this paper was presented as a plenary address at the Urban Hazards Forum, John Jay College, City University of New York, in January 2002.  ... 
doi:10.1061/(asce)1527-6988(2003)4:3(136) fatcat:w4rchrb4hrgg3pgzsduhnvjdpq

Toward Blockchain-Enabled Privacy-Preserving Data Transmission in Cluster-Based Vehicular Networks

Gyanendra Prasad Joshi, Eswaran Perumal, K. Shankar, Usman Tariq, Tariq Ahmad, Atef Ibrahim
2020 Electronics  
The VANET has been used to improve driving safety and construct an ITS in modern cities.  ...  Therefore, this paper introduces an efficient privacy-preserving data transmission architecture that makes use of blockchain technology in cluster-based VANET.  ...  The CH also has to manage communication among clusters, both internal and external, with other accessible clusters in the system.  ... 
doi:10.3390/electronics9091358 fatcat:g5qomp3435elxg6g5idblfby5q

MARVEL MVP Info Day

Elisabetta Farella, Giacomo Fioroni, Sotiris Ioannidis, Dragana Bajovic, Thomas Festi, Yiming Wang, Adrian Muscat, Christos Dimou, Stella Markopoulou
2022 Zenodo  
It was an online event for public authorities, Traffic Managers, Law Enforcement Agencies, data scientists, engineers, architects, technical project managers and other people who are focused on smart city  ...  Dragana Bajovic, University of Novi Sad) MARVEL smart cities test cases: Municipality of Trento and Malta (Thomas Festi, Municipality of Trento, Yiming Wang, FBK, Adrian Muscat, GreenRoads Malta) MARVEL  ...  City monitoring in Trento, Italy Road Traffic Management in Malta Crowd behaviour monitoring in Novi Sad, Serbia • Audio-Visual emotion recognition Real heterogeneous distributed Big Data in smart cities  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5972046 fatcat:eha7tei46jhwvpxnkxhdspej5a

People's Aspirations from Smart City Technologies: What Solutions They Have to Offer for the Crucial Challenges City of Jeddah Is Facing

Mohammed Aljoufie, Alok Tiwari
2017 Current Urban Studies  
We conclude that people in Saudi Arabia are optimistic about smart city benefits; they are also excitedly willing to contribute in smart city planning and management.  ...  These "smart" or "economic" cities are anticipated to fascinate people to live and work in.  ...  volunteer to contribute in decision making 321 4.2 0.75 I want to be consulted 351 4.1 0.82 I want to be informed 351 4.2 0.85 I don't want to participate 351 1.5 0.58 live in; the  ... 
doi:10.4236/cus.2017.54026 fatcat:a6mqm27k3zfovazzd6hgi4k2cq

BlockSIEM: Protecting Smart City Services through a Blockchain-based and Distributed SIEM

Juan Velandia Botello, Andrés Pardo Mesa, Fabián Ardila Rodríguez, Daniel Díaz-López, Pantaleone Nespoli, Félix Gómez Mármol
2020 Sensors  
The IoT sentinels may be deployed in smart city scenarios, such as smart hospitals, smart transport systems, smart airports, among others, ensuring a satisfactory level of protection.  ...  The paper at hand proposes BlockSIEM, a blockchain-based and distributed Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solution framework for the protection of the aforementioned smart city services  ...  The funding sponsors had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, and in the decision to publish the results.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20164636 pmid:32824695 fatcat:cm4dbrqzbndcfa3cgvvc6wokdm
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