Advances in Smart Cities: Smarter People, Governance, and Solutions

Arpan Kumar Kar, M P Gupta, P. Vigneswara Ilavarasan, Yogesh K. Dwivedi

January 17, 2017 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
Reference - 217 Pages - 72 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498795708 - CAT# K30335

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The book covers the main and important aspects of the smart cities

Topics like People and communities, Governance and policies, Smart technologies and Solutions, Information security and risk, Mobility and Sustainability have been addressed

Under the proposed themes, the following areas have been identified for deliberation- Understanding Smart People, Smart Governance Approaches and Smart Solutions for the Future

This collection has a lot of review articles which would add a much broader perspective for the reviewers, unlike other edited volumes that have much narrower scope and focus.

Apart from students, this book would be suitable for expert working on smart cities, smart technologies, their application, strategies and policies. Insights would be provided for all practitioners focusing on providing solutions in the domain of smart cities and electronic governance (like PWC, KPMG, WIPRO, TCS). Further, audience could involve public policy makers in government departments and public sector units.


This is an edited book based on the selected submissions made to the conference titled "International Conference in Smart Cities". The project provides an innovative and new approach to holistic management of cities physical, socio-economic, environmental, transportation and political assets across all domains, typically supported by ICT and open data.


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