Smart City Emergence: Cases from Around the World (Paperback)

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Smart City Emergence: Cases from around the World analyzes how smart cities are currently being conceptualized and implemented, examining the theoretical underpinnings and technologies that connect theory with tangible practice achievements. Using numerous cities from different regions around the globe, the book compares how smart cities of different sizes are evolving in different countries and continents. In addition, it examines the challenges cities face as they adopt the smart city concept, separating fact from fiction, with insights from scholars, government officials and vendors currently involved in smart city implementation.

About the Author


Leonidas Anthopoulos is Professor of e-Business and Strategy at the University of Thessaly, Greece. He also serves as a Mayor's Special Advisor of the city of Trikala, Greece, responsible for the Municipality's smart agenda. Furthermore, he is a member of the ITU SG20 and head of the smart city standardization group of the Greek Standards (ELOT). He has been working in the smart city domain since the early 2000's. His research has been published in such Elsevier journals as Cities, Sustainable Cities and Society, Technological Forecasting and Social Change and Government Information Quarterly.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780128161692
ISBN-10: 0128161698
Publisher: Elsevier
Publication Date: June 11th, 2019
Pages: 484
Language: English