Search for dissertations about: "smart cities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 swedish dissertations containing the words smart cities.

  1. 1. Smart Urban Metabolism : Toward a New Understanding of Causalities in Cities

    Author : Hossein Shahrokni; Maria Malmström; Nils Brandt; Olga Kordas; David Lazarevic; Anthony Townsend; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; industrial ecology; urban metabolism; smart cities; big data; data science; Industriell ekologi; Industrial Ecology;

    Abstract : For half a century, urban metabolism has been used to provide insights to support transitions to sustainable urban development (SUD). Internet and Communication Technology (ICT) has recently been recognized as a potential technology enabler to advance this transition. READ MORE

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

    Author : Darcy Parks; Harald Rohracher; Francis Lee; Ignacio Farías; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

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

    Author : Malin Granath; Karin Axelsson; Ulf Melin; Cecilia Katzeff; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

  4. 4. Mobilising digitalisation to serve environmental goals

    Author : Tina Ringenson; Mattias Höjer; Anna H Kramers; Caitlin Cottrill; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Digitalisation; sustainability; smart cities; smart mobility; sustainable mobility; smart sustainable cities; Digitalisering; hållbarhet; smarta städer; smart mobilitet; hållbar mobilitet; smarta hållbara städer; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : Human development is currently leading to destruction of the stability of the earth system upon which we depend for our survival. In other words, it is unsustainable. At the same time, urbanisation and digitalisation are progressing at a rapid pace. READ MORE

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

    Author : Petar Mrazovic; Mihhail Matskin; Anne Håkansson; Josep Luis Larriba-Pey; Roman Dumitru; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; 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