Submission Deadline: 20 February 2020
IEEE Access invites manuscript submissions in the area of Future Generation Smart Cities Research: Services, Applications, Case Studies and Policymaking Considerations for Well-Being [Part II].
Research on smart cities is maturing and the question of securing the well-being of cities’ inhabitants is attracting increasing attention of researchers, practitioners, and policymakers. Urban computing occupies a central position in this context as advances in this domain will define the scope of possible developments and policymaking strategies in any city. Considering the challenges and opportunities cities/urban spaces generate, today the imperative is to examine how targeted research and cutting-edge innovation can be effectively communicated to all stakeholders so that, ultimately, synergies emerging at the research-innovation-policymaking nexus can be exploited and thus city dwellers’ well-being enhanced. Since urban computing serves as a framework that integrates increasingly sophisticated technologies pertinent to the Internet of Things (IoT), pervasive computing, big data analytics, crowdsourcing, and volunteered geographic information, including user behavior, brand popularity, recommender systems, and social media analytics, it bears the promise and potential that viable solutions to key problems and challenges specific to cities/urban spaces will be worked out. The objective of this Special Section is to examine this promise and potential from a variety of complementary interdisciplinary perspectives, including (but not limited to) computing/ICT, political economy, public policy, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
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Associate Editor: Miltiadis D. Lytras, Deree – The American College of Greece, Greece, and King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
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