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Humane and Sustainable Smart Cities

Humane and Sustainable Smart Cities Book
Author : Eduardo M. Costa
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2020-11-19
ISBN : 0128191872
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Humane and Sustainable Smart Cities explores how to develop emergent smart cities that are rooted in humane, innovative and sustainable values (CHIS). The book considers the move from technocratic and idealized smart metropole to humane cities as a product of fundamental demographic changes, the development of a usage-based rather than an ownership economy, the novel implications of digitalization, decentralization and decarbonization, and Internet-enabled changes in public opinion towards democratization and participation. The book's authors explore seven dimensions and characteristics of humane, sustainable and innovative cities in the developing world: the economy, people, the place, energy and the environment, mobility, social inclusion and governance. Additional sections the operationalization of the CHIS concept into formal planning, policy implementation, and impact assessment considerations. Final discussions center on building a roadmap for planners seeking to design development policies conducive to human values and long-term social viability. Provides an axiological framework for the development of humane, innovative and sustainable cities Examines how that framework can be operationalized into formal planning, policy implementation and impact assessment Explores humane, innovative and sustainable cities in terms of seven dimensions, including the economy, people, the place, energy and the environment, mobility, social inclusion and governance Explores proven paths for promoting effective community engagement in developing humane cities Provides a practical roadmap to design development policies conducive to human values and long-term social viability

Sustainable Smart Cities in India

Sustainable Smart Cities in India Book
Author : Poonam Sharma,Swati Rajput
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2017-03-27
ISBN : 3319471457
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book presents fundamental and applied research aimed at the development of smart cities across India. Based on the exploration of an extensive array of multidisciplinary literature, this book discusses critical factors of smart city initiatives: management and organization, technology, governance, policy, people and communities, economy, infrastructure, and natural environment. These factors are broadly covered under the integrative framework of the book to examine the vision and challenges of smart city initiatives. The book suggests directions and agendas for smart city research and outlines practical implications for government professionals, students, research scholars and policy makers. A lot of work is happening on smart cities as it is an upcoming area of research and development. At international level, and even in India, the concept of smart cities concept is a hot topic at universities, research centers, ministries, transport departments, civic bodies, environment, energy and disaster organizations, town planners and policy makers. This book provides ideas and information to government officials, investors, experts and research students.

Sustainable Smart Cities and Smart Villages Research

Sustainable Smart Cities and Smart Villages Research Book
Author : Miltiadis D. Lytras,Anna Visvizi
Publisher : MDPI
Release : 2018-10-19
ISBN : 303897224X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue "Sustainable Smart Cities and Smart Villages Research" that was published in Sustainability

Challenges and Solutions for Sustainable Smart City Development

Challenges and Solutions for Sustainable Smart City Development Book
Author : R. Maheswar,M. Balasaraswathi,Ravi Rastogi,A. Sampathkumar,G. R. Kanagachidambaresan
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2021-05-22
ISBN : 3030701832
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book discusses advances in smart and sustainable development of smart environments. The authors discuss the challenges faced in developing sustainable smart applications and provide potential solutions. The solutions are aimed at improving reliability and security with the goal of affordability, safety, and durability. Topics include health care applications, sustainable smart transportation systems, intelligent sustainable wearable electronics, and sustainable smart building and alert systems. Authors are from both industry and academia and present research from around the world. Addresses problems and solutions for sustainable development of smart cities; Includes applications such as healthcare, transportation, wearables, security, and more; Relevant for scientist and researchers working on real time smart city development.

Approaches Advances and Applications in Sustainable Development of Smart Cities

Approaches  Advances and Applications in Sustainable Development of Smart Cities Book
Author : Tan Yigitcanlar,Hoon Han,Md. (Liton) Kamruzzaman
Publisher : MDPI
Release : 2020-04-03
ISBN : 3039280120
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book aims to contribute to the conceptual and practical knowledge pools in order to improve the research and practice on the sustainable development of smart cities by bringing an informed understanding of the subject to scholars, policymakers, and practitioners. This book seeks articles offering insights into the sustainable development of smart cities by providing in-depth conceptual analyses and detailed case study descriptions and empirical investigations. This way, the book will form a repository of relevant information, material, and knowledge to support research, policymaking, practice, and transferability of experiences to address aforementioned challenges. The scope of the book includes the following broad areas, with a particular focus on the approaches, advances, and applications in the sustainable development of smart cities: • Theoretical underpinnings and analytical and policy frameworks; • Methodological approaches for the evaluation of smart and sustainable cities; • Technological developments in the techno-enviro nexus; • Global best practice smart city case investigations and reports; • Geo-design and applications concerning desired urban outcomes; • Prospects, implications, and impacts concerning the future of smart and sustainable cities.

Inequalities in Creative Cities

Inequalities in Creative Cities Book
Author : Ulrike Gerhard,Michael Hoelscher,David Wilson
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2016-12-20
ISBN : 1349951153
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This edited volume is a lively and timely appraisal of “ordinary cities” as they struggle to implement creative redevelopment and economic growth strategies to enhance their global competitiveness. The book is concerned with new and often unanticipated inequalities that have emerged from this new city movement. As chronicled, such cities – Cleveland (USA), Heidelberg (Germany), Oxford (UK), Groningen (Netherlands), Montpellier (France), but also cities from the Global South such as Cachoeira (Brazil) and Delhi (India) – now experience new and unexpected realities of poverty, segregation, neglect of the poor, racial and ethnic strife. To date planners, academics, and policy analysts have paid little attention to the connections between this drive in these cities to be more creative and the inequalities that have followed. This book, keenly making these connections, highlights the limited visions that have been applied in this planning drive to make these cities more creative and ultimately more globally competitive.

The Oxford Handbook of Interdisciplinarity

The Oxford Handbook of Interdisciplinarity Book
Author : Robert Frodeman,Professor of Humanities and Faculty Fellow for Interdisciplinary Development Julie Thompson Klein,Roberto Carlos Dos Santos Pacheco
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2016-12-29
ISBN : 0198733526
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Interdisciplinarity has become as important outside academia as within. Academics, policy makers, and the general public seek insights to help organize the vast amounts of knowledge being produced, both within research and at all levels of education. The second edition of The Oxford Handbook of Interdisciplinarity offers a thorough update of this major reference work, summarizing the latest advances within the field of inter- and transdisciplinarity. The collection is distinguished by its breadth of coverage, with chapters written by leading experts from multiple networks and organizations. The volume is edited by respected interdisciplinary scholars and supported by a prestigious advisory board to ensure the highest quality and breadth of coverage. The Oxford Handbook of Interdisciplinarity provides a synoptic overview of the current state of interdisciplinary research, education, administration and management, and of problem solving-knowledge that spans the disciplines and interdisciplinary fields. The volume negotiates the space between the academic community and society at large. Offering the most broad-based account of inter- and transdisciplinarity to date, its 47 chapters provide a snapshot of the state of knowledge integration as interdisciplinarity approaches its century mark. This second edition expands its coverage to discuss the emergence of new fields, the increase of interdisciplinary approaches within traditional disciplines and professions, new integrative approaches to education and training, the widening international presence of interdisciplinarity, its increased support in funding agencies and science-policy bodies, and the formation of several new international associations associated with interdisciplinarity. This reference book will be a valuable addition to academic libraries worldwide, important reading for members of the sciences, social sciences, and humanities engaged in interdisciplinary research and education, and helpful for administrators and policy makers seeking to improve the use of knowledge in society.

Smart City in India

Smart City in India Book
Author : Binti Singh,Manoj Parmar
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Release : 2019-11-06
ISBN : 100071098X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is a critical reflection on the Smart City Mission in India. Drawing on ethnographic data from across Indian cities, this volume assesses the transformative possibilities and limitations of the program. It examines the ten core infrastructural elements that make up a city, including water, electricity, waste, mobility, housing, environment, health, and education, and lays down the basic tenets of urban policy in India. The volume underlines the need to recognize liminal spaces and the plans to make the ‘smart city’ an inclusive one. The authors also look at maintaining a link between the older heritage of a city and the emerging urban space. This volume will be of great interest to planners, urbanists, and policymakers, as well as scholars and researchers of urban studies and planning, architecture, and sociology and social anthropology.

Smart Cities and Artificial Intelligence

Smart Cities and Artificial Intelligence Book
Author : Christopher Grant Kirwan,Fu Zhiyong
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2020-02
ISBN : 0128170247
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Smart Cities and Artificial Intelligence offers a comprehensive view of how cities are evolving as smart ecosystems through the convergence of technologies incorporating machine learning and neural network capabilities, geospatial intelligence, data analytics & visualization, sensors, and smart connected objects to name a few. These recent advances in AI move us closer to developing operating systems that simulate human, machine, and environmental patterns from transportation infrastructure to communication networks. Understanding cities as real-time, living, dynamic systems coupled with new tools including generative design allows readers to plan, manage, and optimize city operations, making cities more efficient and sustainable with the ultimate goal of becoming self-regulating. Smart Cities and Artificial Intelligence provides a transdisciplinary, integrated approach, using theoretical and applied insights to examine how the digital and physical worlds are converging and how a new combination of human and machine intelligence is capable of transforming the experience of the urban environment. It provides a fresh holistic perspective on smart cities through an interconnect stream of theory, methodology, system architecture, and the application of Smart City Functions to define an integrated process of the design, planning, and implementation of smart cities.

Smart Cities and the UN SDGs

Smart Cities and the UN SDGs Book
Author : Anna Visvizi,Raquel Perez del Hoyo
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2021-05-01
ISBN : 0323859186
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Smart Cities and the UN's SDGs explores how smart cities initiatives intersect with the global goal of making urbanization inclusive, resilient, and sustainable. Topics explored include digital governance, e-democracy, health care access, public-private partnerships, well-being, and more. Examining smart cities concepts, tools, strategies, and obstacles and their applicability to sustainability, the book exposes key structural problems that cities face and how the imperative of sustainability can bypass them. It shows how smart city technological innovation can boost citizens' well-being, serving as a key reference for those seeking to make sense of the issues and challenges of smart cities and SDGs. Includes numerous case studies from around the world Features interdisciplinary insights from academic and practitioner experts Offers an extensive literature review

Big Data Science and Analytics for Smart Sustainable Urbanism

Big Data Science and Analytics for Smart Sustainable Urbanism Book
Author : Simon Elias Bibri
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2019-05-30
ISBN : 3030173127
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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We are living at the dawn of what has been termed ‘the fourth paradigm of science,’ a scientific revolution that is marked by both the emergence of big data science and analytics, and by the increasing adoption of the underlying technologies in scientific and scholarly research practices. Everything about science development or knowledge production is fundamentally changing thanks to the ever-increasing deluge of data. This is the primary fuel of the new age, which powerful computational processes or analytics algorithms are using to generate valuable knowledge for enhanced decision-making, and deep insights pertaining to a wide variety of practical uses and applications. This book addresses the complex interplay of the scientific, technological, and social dimensions of the city, and what it entails in terms of the systemic implications for smart sustainable urbanism. In concrete terms, it explores the interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary field of smart sustainable urbanism and the unprecedented paradigmatic shifts and practical advances it is undergoing in light of big data science and analytics. This new era of science and technology embodies an unprecedentedly transformative and constitutive power—manifested not only in the form of revolutionizing science and transforming knowledge, but also in advancing social practices, producing new discourses, catalyzing major shifts, and fostering societal transitions. Of particular relevance, it is instigating a massive change in the way both smart cities and sustainable cities are studied and understood, and in how they are planned, designed, operated, managed, and governed in the face of urbanization. This relates to what has been dubbed data-driven smart sustainable urbanism, an emerging approach based on a computational understanding of city systems and processes that reduces urban life to logical and algorithmic rules and procedures, while also harnessing urban big data to provide a more holistic and integrated view or synoptic intelligence of the city. This is increasingly being directed towards improving, advancing, and maintaining the contribution of both sustainable cities and smart cities to the goals of sustainable development. This timely and multifaceted book is aimed at a broad readership. As such, it will appeal to urban scientists, data scientists, urbanists, planners, engineers, designers, policymakers, philosophers of science, and futurists, as well as all readers interested in an overview of the pivotal role of big data science and analytics in advancing every academic discipline and social practice concerned with data–intensive science and its application, particularly in relation to sustainability.

Advances in Human Aspects of Transportation

Advances in Human Aspects of Transportation Book
Author : Neville Stanton
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2020-06-30
ISBN : 3030509435
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book discusses the latest advances in the research and development, design, operation, and analysis of transportation systems and their corresponding infrastructures. It presents both theories and case studies on road and rail, aviation, and maritime transportation. Further, it covers a wealth of topics, from accident analysis, intelligent vehicle control, and human-error and safety issues to next-generation transportation systems, model-based design methods, simulation and training techniques, and many more. Special emphasis is placed on smart technologies and automation in transport, as well as the user-centered, ergonomic, and sustainable design of transportation systems. The book, which is based on the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conference on Human Aspects of Transportation, held on July 16–20, 2020, mainly addresses the needs of transportation system designers, industrial designers, human–computer interaction researchers, civil and control engineers, as well as vehicle system engineers. Moreover, it represents a timely source of information for transportation policy-makers and social scientists whose work involves traffic safety, management, and sustainability issues in transport.

Electronic Government

Electronic Government Book
Author : Hans Jochen Scholl
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2021-10-16
ISBN : 3030847896
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Electronic Government book written by Hans Jochen Scholl, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Sensors and Actuators in Smart Cities

Sensors and Actuators in Smart Cities Book
Author : Mohammad Hammoudeh,Mounir Arioua
Publisher : MDPI
Release : 2018-05-04
ISBN : 3038428736
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue "Sensors and Actuators in Smart Cities" that was published in JSAN

Urban Systems Design

Urban Systems Design Book
Author : Yoshiki Yamagata,Perry P. J. Yang
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2020-02-11
ISBN : 0128162937
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Urban Systems Design: Creating Sustainable Smart Cities in the Internet of Things Era shows how to design, model and monitor smart communities using a distinctive IoT-based urban systems approach. Focusing on the essential dimensions that constitute smart communities energy, transport, urban form, and human comfort, this helpful guide explores how IoT-based sharing platforms can achieve greater community health and well-being based on relationship building, trust, and resilience. Uncovering the achievements of the most recent research on the potential of IoT and big data, this book shows how to identify, structure, measure and monitor multi-dimensional urban sustainability standards and progress. This thorough book demonstrates how to select a project, which technologies are most cost-effective, and their cost-benefit considerations. The book also illustrates the financial, institutional, policy and technological needs for the successful transition to smart cities, and concludes by discussing both the conventional and innovative regulatory instruments needed for a fast and smooth transition to smart, sustainable communities. Provides operational case studies and best practices from cities throughout Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia, Australia, and Africa, providing instructive examples of the social, environmental, and economic aspects of “smartification Reviews assessment and urban sustainability certification systems such as LEED, BREEAM, and CASBEE, examining how each addresses smart technologies criteria Examines existing technologies for efficient energy management, including HEMS, BEMS, energy harvesting, electric vehicles, smart grids, and more

Journal of Contemporary Urban Affairs Vol 5 No 1 2021

Journal of Contemporary Urban Affairs Vol 5 No  1   2021 Book
Author : Aysel Yavuz, Dr., Nihan Canbakal Ataoğlu, Dr., Habibe Acar, Dr., Dr. Usama Abd Elhameed Nassar., M.Sc. Marjan Sansen, Dr. Andrés Martínez, Dr. Philippe Devillers., Dr. Oluwafemi K. Akande., Dr. Didem Gunes Yilmaz., PhD Candidate. Burcu Ülker , Prof. Dr. Alaattin Kanoğlu, Prof. Dr. Özlem Özçevik., Ph.D. Candidate James Kanyepe, Prof. Dr. Marian Tukuta, Prof. Dr. Innocent Chirisa., Professor Dr. Maged Attia., Associate Professor Dr. Corinna Rossi, Sara Rabie., Dr. Igor Calzada.
Publisher : Journal of Contemporary Urban Affairs
Release : 2021-06-30
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Urban Acupuncture in Large Cities: Filtering Framework to Select Sensitive Urban Spots in Riyadh for Effective Urban Renewal Dr. Usama Abd Elhameed Nassar 1-18 HTML PDF XML Mediterranean Morphologies in Hot Summer Conditions: Learning from France’s “Glorious Thirty” Holiday Housing M.Sc. Marjan Sansen, Dr. Andrés Martínez, Dr. Philippe Devillers 19-34 PDF HTML XML Urbanization, Housing Quality and Health: Towards a Redirection for Housing Provision in Nigeria Dr. Oluwafemi K. Akande 35-46 PDF HTML XML Model Cities for Resilience: Climate-led Initiatives Dr. Didem Gunes Yilmaz 47-58 PDF HTML XML SIMURG_CITIES: Meta-Analysis for KPI's of Layer-Based Approach in Sustainability Assessment PhD Candidate. Burcu Ülker , Prof. Dr. Alaattin Kanoğlu, Prof. Dr. Özlem Özçevik 59-76 PDF HTML XML Urban Land-use and Traffic Congestion: Mapping the Interaction Ph.D. Candidate James Kanyepe, Prof. Dr. Marian Tukuta, Prof. Dr. Innocent Chirisa 77-84 PDF HTML XML Enhancing Security in Affordable Housing: The Case of Prince Fawaz Project Professor Dr. Maged Attia 85-100 PDF HTML XML Towards the Egyptian Charter for Conservation of Cultural Heritages Associate Professor Dr. Corinna Rossi, Sara Rabie 101-111 PDF HTML XML Book Reviews Book Review: Smart City Citizenship Dr. Igor Calzada 113-118 PDF HTML XML

Smart and Sustainable Cities and Buildings

Smart and Sustainable Cities and Buildings Book
Author : Rob Roggema,Anouk Roggema
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2020-05-11
ISBN : 3030376354
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book brings together the papers presented at the Smart and Sustainable Built Environments Conference, 2018 (SASBE).This latest research falls into two tracks: smart and sustainable design and planning cities; and the technicalities of smart and sustainable buildings. The growth of smart cities is evident, but not always linked to sustainability. This book gives an overview of the latest academic developments in increasing the smartness and sustainability of our cities and buildings. Aspects such as inclusivity, smart cities, place and space, the resilient city, urbanity and urban ecology are prominently featured in the design and planning part of the book; while energy, educational buildings, comfort, building design, construction and performance form the sub-themes of the technical part of the book. This book will appeal to urban designers, architects, urban planners, smart city designers and sustainable building experts.

Smart Cities as Democratic Ecologies

Smart Cities as Democratic Ecologies Book
Author : Daniel Araya
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2015-11-17
ISBN : 1137377208
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The concept of the 'smart city' as the confluence of urban planning and technological innovation has become a predominant feature of public policy discourse. Despite its expanding influence, however, there is little consensus on the precise meaning of a 'smart city'. One reason for this ambiguity is that the term means different things to different disciplines. For some, the concept of the 'smart city' refers to advances in sustainability and green technologies. For others, it refers to the deployment of information and communication technologies as next generation infrastructure. This volume focuses on a third strand in this discourse, specifically technology driven changes in democracy and civic engagement. In conjunction with issues related to power grids, transportation networks and urban sustainability, there is a growing need to examine the potential of 'smart cities' as 'democratic ecologies' for citizen empowerment and user-driven innovation. What is the potential of 'smart cities' to become platforms for bottom-up civic engagement in the context of next generation communication, data sharing, and application development? What are the consequences of layering public spaces with computationally mediated technologies? Foucault's notion of the panopticon, a metaphor for a surveillance society, suggests that smart technologies deployed in the design of 'smart cities' should be evaluated in terms of the ways in which they enable, or curtail, new urban literacies and emergent social practices.

Green and Ecological Technologies for Urban Planning Creating Smart Cities

Green and Ecological Technologies for Urban Planning  Creating Smart Cities Book
Author : Ercoskun, Ozge Yalciner
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2011-12-31
ISBN : 1613504543
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Ecological and technological (eco-tech) planning provides a possible response to the essential issues of sustainability and rehabilitation in rapidly growing urban spaces. Green and Ecological Technologies for Urban Planning: Creating Smart Cities addresses the ecological, technological, and social challenges faced in the smart urban planning and design of settlements when using eco-technologies – from sustainable land use to transportation, and from green areas to municipal applications – with a focus on resilience. Containing research from leading international experts, this book provides comprehensive coverage and definitions of the most important issues, concepts, trends, and technologies within the planning field.