Application of Distributed Ledger Technologies and Internet of Things in Smart Cities
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 March 2024 | Viewed by 319
2. Department of Computer Science and Communication, Østfold University College, Halden, Norway
Interests: smart cities; electric mobility; health informatics; blended learning; green IS
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A smart city refers to an urban area which implements digital technologies, innovative business models, and data driven solutions to enhance services provided to improve citizen welfare and the quality of life. The smartness of a city is mostly assessed based on its liveability and efficiency as well as the use of innovative digital technologies.
Smart cities improve urban services by using data and digital technologies such as Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLTs), Internet of Things (IoT), to provide more effective services to citizens, to optimize, assess, monitor, and improve existing urban infrastructures, and increase collaboration among different stakeholders within and across cities.
This Special Issue aims to invite original research works on innovative methods, technologies, applications and/or approaches which deploys decentralized approaches, DLTs, and/or IoT in smart cities. Research that draws on theoretical or/and practical perspectives are welcomed. Relevant topics include, but are not limited to:
- Blockchain/Distributed Ledger Technologies, Digital transformation of cities, Decentralized governance of smart cities, Algorithmic governance of smart cities, Decentralized smart energy systems, Internet of Things for smarter cities, Internet of Things and advanced data analytics, Persuasive systems in service design, System alignment and integration, Service design of smart cities
- Datafication and pluggability, Data interoperability and intraoperability, Techno-social systems, Decentralized data management, Data sovereignty in smart cities, Smarter and resilient communities, Decentralized platform-based ecosystems, Disruptive transformation of cities, Governance of sharing economy, Digital innovation in cities, Distributed Ledger Technologies for safe and secure communities, Distributed systems.
Dr. Bokolo Anthony Jnr
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- internet of things
- distributed ledger technologies
- decentralized approaches
- smart cities
- sustainable cities
- data management
- digital platforms
- smart services
- data ecosystems
- data/system architectures