Search for dissertations about: "smart cities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 swedish dissertations containing the words smart cities.

  1. 1. The Sustainable City Becomes Climate-Smart How Smart City Ideas Reshape Urban Environmental Governance

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Darcy Parks; Harald Rohracher; Francis Lee; Ignacio Farías; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Smart cities; Environmental governance; Smart grids; Assemblage; Smarta städer; Miljöstyrning; Smarta nät;

    Abstract : The idea of smart cities has become enormously popular during the past decade. Environmental governance is one issue in which smart city ideas seem to hold potential. However, there is an incredible variety in what it means for a city to be ‘smart’. READ MORE

  2. 2. Crowdsensing-driven Route Optimisation Algorithms for Smart Urban Mobility

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Petar Mrazovic; Mihhail Matskin; Anne Håkansson; Josep Luis Larriba-Pey; Roman Dumitru; [2018]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; smart cities; smart mobility; urban mobility; mobile crowdsensing; route journey planning; route optimisation; heuristic algorithms; smarta städer; smart rörlighet; rörlighetsavkänning; mobil publikmätning; ruttplanering; ruttoptimering; heuristiska algoritmer; Ciudades inteligentes; movilidad inteligente; mobile crowdsensing; planificación de viajes rutas; optimización de rutas; algoritmos heurísticos; Informations- och kommunikationsteknik; Information and Communication Technology;

    Abstract : Urban mobility is often considered as one of the main facilitators for greener and more sustainable urban development. However, nowadays it requires a significant shift towards cleaner and more efficient urban transport which would support for increased social and economic concentration of resources in cities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Smart Cities and Climate Targets Reducing cities' energy use with ICT and travel information

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Anna Kramers; Mattias Höjer; Åsa Svenfelt; Anders Gullberg; Frans Berkhout; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Informations- och kommunikationsteknik; Information and Communication Technology;

    Abstract : This thesis examines use of ICT in helping to reduce energy use in cities, thereby contributing to sustainable development and achievement of cities’ climate targets. It explores how targets can be developed in a consistent and transparent way, how to identify the main ICT ‘hotspots’ as regards reducing citizens’ energy use and how they can be included in city planning. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Smart City – how smart can ’IT’ be? Discourses on digitalisation in policy and planning of urban development

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Malin Granath; Karin Axelsson; Ulf Melin; Cecilia Katzeff; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Digitalisation; smart cities; urban planning and development; discourses; Digitalisering; smarta städer; stadsplanering och -utveckling; diskurser;

    Abstract : Cities are facing many challenges; challenges linked to world-wide trends like urbanisation, climate changes and globalisation. In parallel to these trends, we have seen a rapid digitalisation in and of different parts of society. READ MORE

  5. 5. Energy Management in Smart Cities

    University dissertation from KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Christian Francisco Calvillo Munoz; Lennart Söder; Alvaro Sanchez; José Villar; Rafael Cossent; [2017]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Energy system model; Smart city; Distributed energy resources; Distributed generation; EV; Metro; Energy markets; Planning and operation model; Energiteknik; Energy Technology;

    Abstract : Models and simulators have been widely used in urban contexts for many decades. The drawback of most current models is that they are normally designed for specific objectives, so the elements considered are limited and they do not take into account the potential synergies between related systems. READ MORE