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Launched in 2017, this book series publishes a collection of insights into the diverse constitution of smart cities. In collecting these insights, the series publishes research, which is methodical in improving both the theory and practice of smart cities and that is also capable of transferring the knowledge acquired to scholars, policymakers and practitioners alike.
The collection of insights the book series proposes to publish shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
Championing interdisciplinary perspectives
Championing interdisciplinary perspectives, the book series calls for theoretically informed and practically oriented contributions. In this way the series shall offer the opportunity for readers to understand smart cities as a holistic compilation of theoretical expansions, practice reviews, and future directions that shall offer the type of insights which scholars, policymakers and practitioners need in order to know how resilient smart cities are in securing the resources needed to sustain urban development in the 21st century.
Publishing original research
The book series publishes original research on the following topics: smart cities; smart communities; smart buildings; smart infrastructures, smart streets, smart precincts; smart districts; smart services; smart climate; smart living; smart mobility; smart environment; smart economy; smart governance; smart specialisation; smart urban technologies; smart health; smart education; cloud computing; internet-of-things; big data; IoT; new science of cities; urban informatics; data analytics; digital cities; creative cities; intelligent cities; intelligent environments; innovation; social innovation; user-driven innovation; cyber-physical systems of innovation; sustainability; sustainable urban development; zero carbon settlements; climate neutral developments.
Smart Cities
Primary: Academics of relevant fields including civil/transport/environmental engineering/information and computer sciences, built environment, urban planning and real estate development studies, social sciences, arts and humanities/cultural studies.
Secondary: Urban administrators, such as policymakers, engineers and spatial managers, which take critical decisions that affect cities. This includes the third sector that investigate externalities of inadequate development practices on communities and which pressure government agencies to take necessary actions.
Some volumes might also be suitable for adoption as textbooks by undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the study areas of civil/transport/environmental engineering, computing courses, as well as those relating to architecture, real estate development, urban planning, and construction of smart cities and communities.
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Tan Yigitcanlar is an eminent Australian researcher with international recognition and impact in the field of urban studies and planning. He is a Professor of Urban Studies and Planning at the School of Architecture and Built Environment, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia.
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Along with this post, he carries out an Honorary Professor role at the School of Technology, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, Brazil, and the Founding Director position of the Australia-Brazil Smart City Research and Practice Network. His research is clustered around the following three interdisciplinary themes: Smart technologies, communities, cities, and urbanism; Sustainable and resilient cities, communities, and urban ecosystems; Knowledge-based development of cities and innovation districts. His research findings are disseminated in over 250 articles published in high-impact journals, and 18 key reference books published by the esteemed international publishing houses. Amongst the urban and regional planning scholars, 2020 Science-wide Author Databases of Standardised Citation Indicators ranked him as #1 highly cited researcher in Australia, and #7 worldwide.
Nicos Komninos is professor emeritus at the School of Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He is the founder and director of the university lab ‘URENIO Research’ and his research interests are in two interrelated fields (a) intelligent/smart cities, and (b) cyber-physical systems of innovation.
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He has coordinated more than a hundred research projects under the European research and territorial development programmes (H2020, FP, CIP, LDV, Interreg, SEE, MED). Alongside to research, he took part as an expert in the development of smart cities, technology parks, and innovation strategies in most EU countries; in UNIDO activities for innovation in developing countries; in the group of experts that drafted the OECD Innovation Strategy; in the evaluation of research in the EU, Nordic countries, Asia, and New Zealand; and in research and innovation strategies for smart specialisation and digital growth strategies across many regions of Europe. He has authored about 200 publications, including thirteen books, on intelligent cities, city planning, innovation systems, and innovation strategies. He is an associate editor and member of the editorial board in fifteen academic journals.
Mark Deakin is Professor of Built Environment in the School of Engineering and Built Environment at Edinburgh Napier University. In the University he is the Head of the Centre for Smart Cities in the Institute of Sustainable Construction and over the past 15 years has coordinated over 25 EU and UK research projects aimed at computing the intellectual capital of smart cities and sustainable communities.
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He has published three books with Routledge on aspects of smart city development (2011-2013) and three more as the editor of a book series with the same publishing house on the communities of sustainable urban development (2007-2010). More recently he also published a book with Springer Press (2014) on the morphology of sustainable community development. He has also recently acted as an expert advisor to the European Investment Bank on aspects of smart and sustainable city development and was a member of the scientific committee for the 2015 World Expo in Milan. He has edited seven special journal issues on the management of smart and sustainable community development and currently sits on the editorial boards of nine academic journals. He is also a panel member of 10 national research councils throughout Europe, North America, South Africa and Asia.
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