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Book: Information Innovation Technology in Smart Cities

This book presents a series of information technologies that provide better living conditions in the cities of tomorrow. It brings together research findings from 27 countries across the globe, from academia, industry and government. It addresses a number of crucial topics in state of the arts of technologies and solutions related to smart cities, including big data and cloud computing, collaborative platforms, communication infrastructures, smart health, sustainable development and energy management.

Information Innovation Technology in Smart Cities is essential reading for researchers working on intelligence and information communication systems, big data, Internet of Things, Cyber Security, and cyber-physical energy systems. It is also invaluable resource for advanced students exploring these areas.


Part I: Software Design and Development of ICT-Based Smart Applications

  • “Unified Interface for People with Disabilities (UI-PWD) at Smart City (Design and Implementation)” by Ghassan Kbar, Syed Hammad Mian and Mustufa Haider Abidi
  • “A Software Model Supporting Smart Learning” by Shamsa Abdulla Al Mazrouei, Nafla Saeed Al Derei and Boumediene Belkhouche
  • “Spatial Relationships Within Smart Cities Using Ontologies” by Tristan W. Reed, David A. McMeekin and Femke Reitsma
  • “An Improved Hammerstein Model for System Identification” by Selcuk Mete, Hasan Zorlu and Saban Ozer
  • “An Image Based Automatic 2D:4D Digit Ratio Measurement Procedure for Smart City Health and Business Applications” by Frode Eika Sandnes and Levent Neyse
  • “Image Segmentation as an Important Step in Image-Based Digital Technologies in Smart Cities: A New Nature-Based Approach” by Seyed Jalaleddin Mousavirad and Hossein Ebrahimpour-Komleh

Part II: New Generation of Big Data Processing

  • “Information Management in Collaborative Smart Environments” by Shravan Sridhar Chitlur and Achim P. Karduck
  • “Business Behavior Predictions Using Location Based Social Networks in Smart Cities” by Ola AlSonosy, Sherine Rady, Nagwa Badr and Mohammed Hashem
  • “Intelligent Prediction of Firm Innovation Activity’”The Case of Czech Smart Cities” by Petr Hajek and Jan Stejskal

Part III: Accelerating the Evolution of Smart Cities with the Internet of Things and Internet of People

  • “Emotion Identification in Twitter Messages for Smart City Applications” by Dario Stojanovski, Gjorgji Strezoski, Gjorgji Madjarov and Ivica Dimitrovski
  • “MedWeight Smart Community: A Social Approach” by Giannis Meletakis, Rania Hatzi, Panagiotis Katsivelis, Mara Nikolaidou, Dimosthenis Anagnostopoulos, Costas A. Anastasiou, Eleni Karfopoulou and Mary Yannakoulia
  • Semi-distributed Demand Response Solutions for Smart Homes” by Rim Kaddah, Daniel Kofman, Fabien Mathieu and Michal Pióro

Part IV: Internet-of-Things, Big Data, Cloud’”Security, Privacy and Reliability

  • “Securing Smart Cities’”A Big Data Challenge” by Florian Gottwalt and Achim P. Karduck
  • “Zero-Knowledge Authentication and Intrusion Detection System for Grid Computing Security” by Mohammed Ennahbaoui and Hind Idrissi

Part V: Advanced, Intelligent Communication Infrastructure for Smart Cities

  • “SPMA: A Centralized Macrocellular Approach for Enhancing System Capacity of Future Smart Networks” by Muhammad Usman Sheikh, Sharareh Naghdi and Jukka Lempiäinen
  • “Towards an Intelligent Deployment of Wireless Sensor Networks” by Hadeel Elayan and Raed M. Shubair
  • “Secure Mobile Agent Protocol for Vehicular Communication Systems in Smart Cities” by Dina Shehada, Chan Yeob Yeun,M. Jamal Zemerly, Mahmoud Al-Qutayri and Yousof Al Hammadi
  • In Vivo Communication in Wireless Body Area Networks” by Hadeel Elayan, Raed M. Shubair and Nawaf Almoosa

Part VI: Physical Energy Systems, Energy Efficiency Achieving Spectral and Energy Efficiencies in Smart Cities

  • “Multi-cell Networks” by Bilal Maaz, Kinda Khawam, Samer Lahoud, Jad Nasreddine
    and Samir Tohme
  • “Maximization of Social Welfare in Deregulated Electricity Markets with Intermediaries” by
    Ryo Hase and Norihiko Shinomiya
  • “Multi-objective Optimization Modeling for the Impacts of 2.4-GHz ISM Band Interference on IEEE 802.15.4 Health Sensors” by Mohammad Hamdan, Muneer Bani-Yaseen and Hisham A. Shehadeh
  • “Raspberry Pi Based Lightweight and Energy-Efficient Private Email Infrastructure for SMEs” by Sufian Hameed and Muhammad Arsal Asif
  • “Piezoelectric-Based Energy Harvesting for Smart City Application” by Mahmoud Al Ahmad and Areen Allataifeh

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