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A Cloud-based 3D Visualization Engine for Smart Cities

Nowadays, many cities collect measurements from several sources of data about the environment, through IoT and other sensing devices that are placed around the city. However, accessing raw data on its own is not sufficient to meaningfully show the data being collected and to allow a range of users to explore what this data may mean for them. This paper presents a novel approach for visualizing urban data and has been implemented as a pilot in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK.

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Paper: Big data analytics for mitigating carbon emissions in smart cities

This paper “Big data analytics for mitigating carbon emissions in smart cities: opportunities and challenges”, written by Sarah Giest, tries to identify opportunities and challenges around big data use in the context of smart cities, and more specifically, for mitigating carbon emissions. The paper has an open access license.


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