ICT as enabler of smart infrastructures

Alberto Leon-Garcia
2009 2009 IEEE 34th Conference on Local Computer Networks  
Together, the proliferation of sensors and communicating devices and the emergence of cloud computing represents a major opportunity to develop applications for connected environments in general, and especially management systems that address urgent challenges facing society. These challenges include the deployment of large-scale cloud computing, smart power grids, intelligent transportation systems, and next-generation communications and collaborations that will provide the foundation for a
more » ... t-carbon society. In this talk we discuss the socio-economic context that gives these challenges urgency as well as the technical challenges that need to be addressed by the ICT community.
doi:10.1109/lcn.2009.5355050 dblp:conf/lcn/Leon-Garcia09 fatcat:2c5eqv7mrjhzzpctvgzctwzaeu