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Challenges for Managing Smart Cities Initiatives: An Empirical Study

Wala Abdalla, Suresh Renukappa, Subashini Suresh, Razan Al-Janabi
2019 2019 3rd International Conference on Smart Grid and Smart Cities (ICSGSC)  
The results show that smart cities decision makers mainly perceive challenges with various technical and non-technical issues such as collaboration, economical, governance, social acceptance, and awareness  ...  The philosophy of smart cities is to see challenges as opportunities and take advantage of other trends such as digitalization.  ...  The most frequent occurring challenges concern: privacy, security and interoperability. From a technology perspective, smart city embeds ICT within city infrastructure.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icsgsc.2019.00-26 fatcat:cte7duwnrfeobpmazcjql6lis4

Internet of Things for Smart Cities: Current Issues and Research Challenges

2020 International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology  
Every day, we are stepping towards to lead a smart life within a smart world, thanks of IoT smart applications.  ...  The continually need for new urban systems including smart infrastructures, smart energy grids and smart mobility systems makes appear of a new concept, named: "Smart City".  ...  The city can be determined as smart if it is fully equipped with information and communication technologies and rendering e-services to population [6] .  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijeat.c6115.029320 fatcat:xuj7avo6fbdkzeesh7u2iedsu4

Who Uses Smart City Services and What to Make of It: Toward Interdisciplinary Smart Cities Research

Miltiadis Lytras, Anna Visvizi
2018 Sustainability  
To this end, this paper looks at the smart cities debate from the perspectives of, on the one hand, citizens' awareness of applications and solutions that are considered 'smart' and, on the other hand,  ...  Against this backdrop, this paper looks at the smart cities debate from the complex perspective of, on one hand, citizens' awareness of applications and solutions considered 'smart' and on the other hand  ...  The enhancement of mobility within a smart city, the advanced connectivity between citizens, applications and infrastructures as well as the interoperability of systems are promoted as key priorities for  ... 
doi:10.3390/su10061998 fatcat:iflukpgyznehrlburg55ojllxy

Smart Cities at Risk!

Vaia Moustaka, Zenonas Theodosiou, Athena Vakali, Anastasis Kounoudes
2018 Companion of the The Web Conference 2018 on The Web Conference 2018 - WWW '18  
Smart cities at risk! : privacy and security threats borderlines from social networking in  ...  tools; Social Networking Sites KEYWORDS smart cities; smart people; smart living; online social networks; privacy threats; security threats ACM Reference format: V.  ...  Examining the impact of OSN on e-government and e-participation, Dameri and Ricciardi [17], concluded that OSN can make a significant contribution to: i) service delivery, ii) governance participation,  ... 
doi:10.1145/3184558.3191516 dblp:conf/www/MoustakaTVK18 fatcat:7q6g7aeetbggxkcjonrsmot4dq

Edge-Computing-Enabled Smart Cities: A Comprehensive Survey [article]

Latif U. Khan, Ibrar Yaqoob, Nguyen H. Tran, S. M. Ahsan Kazmi, Tri Nguyen Dang, Choong Seon Hong
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Recent years have disclosed a remarkable proliferation of compute-intensive applications in smart cities.  ...  Subsequently, we critically review the state-of-the-art literature focusing on edge computing applications in smart cities.  ...  Moreover, effective privacy regulation must be devised to ensure the user privacy. E.  ... 
arXiv:1909.08747v2 fatcat:nwnyec5gnfdmtd3msohsbkgulm

Perceived challenges for adopting the Personal Health Record (PHR) at Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs (MNGHA) – Riyadh

Aljowhara Alsahan, Basema Saddik
2016 Online Journal of Public Health Informatics  
However, the majority of patients (78.3%) expressed their lack of awareness of existing patient e-services on the MNGHA website.  ...  The themes that emerged from the focus groups reinforced lack of awareness of e-services as a potential barrier for PHR adoption as well as the role of policy in the regulation and business process for  ...  However, despite the use of internet and smart devices in our study population, the majority of participants did not use MNGHA patient e-services with the majority reporting that they were not aware such  ... 
doi:10.5210/ojphi.v8i3.6845 pmid:28210426 pmcid:PMC5302467 fatcat:efvs4ew4v5hanp2u3xc7upai6a

Smart City Ontologies and Their Applications: A Systematic Literature Review

Antonio De Nicola, Maria Luisa Villani
2021 Sustainability  
cities.  ...  We highlight those for which semantic technologies have been mostly demonstrated to be effective to enhance the smart city concept and, finally, discuss in more details about some open problems.  ...  The paper [130] describes an ontology for e-Participation processes to support collaboration and interoperability between various e-Participation initiatives encompassing both traditional government-led  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13105578 fatcat:pvesa2mc7nc7pd4jejzrcebueq


Khan Zulfiqar
Moreover, effective privacy regulation must be devised to ensure the user privacy. E.  ...  E.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.14099087.v1 fatcat:nipztbbrgrcwvp2dy6m2gbyytm

A Regulatory View on Smart City Services

Mario Weber, Ivana Podnar Žarko
2019 Sensors  
Such framework should be accompanied by examples of good practice which stress the necessity of adopting interoperable Smart City services.  ...  Additionally, due to a vast number of heterogeneous devices and Smart City services, both existing and future, their interoperability becomes vital for service replicability and massive deployment leading  ...  If detection of users based on face recognition features is accomplished using street cameras, privacy policy for end users needs to be is implemented according to GDPR and e-privacy directive [25, 26  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19020415 fatcat:c26q2rf53zcd3kihjnrwgakb4a

Knowledge-Based Smart City Service System

Giuseppe D'Aniello, Matteo Gaeta, Francesco Orciuoli, Giuseppe Sansonetti, Francesca Sorgente
2020 Electronics  
This paper introduces a conceptual framework for the smart city, namely, the Smart City Service System.  ...  The rationale is that the services offered within the city can be improved and optimized via the exploitation of information shared by the citizens.  ...  The citizens of a smart city share their personal e-calendars with the city.  ... 
doi:10.3390/electronics9060965 fatcat:hzo2le5scbhkxjo47mpm7zgmuu

Analyzing and Evaluating Smart Cities for IoT Based on Use Cases Using the Analytic Network Process

Chao Huang, Shah Nazir, Mian Ahmad Jan
2021 Mobile Information Systems  
Keeping in view the use cases of the smart city, the proposed study presents the analytic network process (ANP) for evaluating smart cities.  ...  Research in the field of IoT has revolutionized the services mostly in smart cities. In the smart city, the applications of IoT are utilized without human involvement.  ...  delivers situational awareness and is efficient for latency smart city decision makers.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2021/6674479 fatcat:37ffbe2fxbgbdavdqah4jkyv3u

Blockchain as a Driver for Smart City Development: Application Fields and a Comprehensive Research Agenda

Horst Treiblmaier, Abderahman Rejeb, Andreas Strebinger
2020 Smart Cities  
6) e-voting, (7) factory, (8) home and (9) education.  ...  However, the question remains as to how cities can become "smart". The application of information technology is generally considered a key driver in the "smartization" of cities.  ...  between smart homes and within smart cities.  ... 
doi:10.3390/smartcities3030044 fatcat:3ntphwiiejcwjirqpq6w2mlbrq

Security, Privacy and Risks Within Smart Cities: Literature Review and Development of a Smart City Interaction Framework

Elvira Ismagilova, Laurie Hughes, Nripendra P. Rana, Yogesh K. Dwivedi
2020 Information Systems Frontiers  
An increasing number of studies focus on the security, privacy and risks within smart cities, highlighting the threats relating to information security and challenges for smart city infrastructure in the  ...  The study is organised around a number of key themes within smart cities research: privacy and security of mobile devices and services; smart city infrastructure, power systems, healthcare, frameworks,  ...  The study by Patsakis et al. (2015) developed a cryptographic protocol which manages the huge amount of personal information that could be generated through e-participation in a scalable, interoperable  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10796-020-10044-1 pmid:32837262 pmcid:PMC7373213 fatcat:6hkeypdas5dk7jxp2aqycqqpke

European smart home market development: Public views on technical and economic aspects across the United Kingdom, Germany and Italy

Nazmiye Balta-Ozkan, Benjamin Boteler, Oscar Amerighi
2014 Energy Research & Social Science  
Smart homes will enable the new services and capabilities offered via smart grids and smart cities to be realized by householders.  ...  The research reveals key barriers to the adoption of smart homes such as reliability, data privacy, and costs of smart home technologies across the countries studied.  ...  Acknowledgements The study presented here is funded by E.ON SE as part of The International Research Initiative 2012, titled 'Consumer preferences for smart homes: a comparative study between the United  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.erss.2014.07.007 fatcat:imxlqfwnwvee5i75wh5sjl676q

Containing Future Epidemics with Trustworthy Federated Systems for Ubiquitous Warning and Response [article]

Dick Carrillo, Lam Duc Nguyen, Pedro H. J. Nardelli, Evangelos Pournaras, Plinio Morita, Demóstenes Z. Rodríguez, Merim Dzaferagic, Harun Siljak, Alexander Jung, Laurent Hébert-Dufresne, Irene Macaluso, Mehar Ullah (+2 others)
2021 arXiv   pre-print
However, the system reliability, privacy, and interoperability are guaranteed.  ...  In this sense, we expect active participation of empowered citizens to supplement the more usual top-down management of epidemics.  ...  are made aware of the privacy risks they experience.  ... 
arXiv:2010.13392v2 fatcat:4yy5vfjvd5aqte43jb24hxiqoe
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