[hpc-announce] Call for Chapters -- Sustainable Smart Cities: Theoretical Foundations and Practical Considerations -- Studies in Computational Intelligence
marcin at amu.edu.pl
Fri Nov 20 16:02:40 CST 2020
Call for contributions – edited volume
Sustainable Smart Cities: Theoretical Foundations and Practical
Pradeep Kumar Singh
Book Series: Studies in Computational Intelligence
The prime objective of the book is to explore the current areas of
research and development, and challenges to be faced in different areas,
as related to making cities smart. We are particularly interested in,
real-world-grounded, solutions facilitated from the technology and
computing perspectives. However, we are also open to, technology
oriented, considerations related to the social aspects of development of
smart cities of the future.
It can be easily observed that (i) Internet of things (IoT),(ii) cloud,
fog/edge computing,(iii) data science-based solutions,(iv) 5G and other
networking technologies,(v) distributed ledger/blockchain & security, as
well as (vi) artificial intelligence & machine learning, are the key
technologies for smart cities. All of them are parts of integrated
approaches and they have been used to deliver smart city applications
like: intelligent traffic monitoring, innovative solutions for city
monitoring (including video surveillance), smart homes and office
buildings, smart parking, etc. In addition, smart transportation, smart
energy solutions, disaster management, and smart healthcare have been
identified as some of the key requirements for future cities to be seen
Numbers of unique sustainable solutions have been proposed by
researchers working in the area of data science, to fulfill the dream of
the smart city. However, up to now, proposed approaches are, much too
often, just academic ideas, published in journals and conference
proceedings. A lot more work is needed to be able to make these ideas a
reality. This is also why we propose this book as a way to bring
together ideas and possible ways of realizing them.
Moreover, smart cities cannot be created without the involvement of all
the stakeholders of the city, namely, local community, government, NGOs,
academia and industry. They have to understand technology and on the
basis of such understanding, jointly, formulate reasonable plans for
“smartifying” their city. Note also that each city may have different
hierarchy of needs that should be addressed. This is why we invite also
reflection on how to involve all the city’s stakeholders to jointly work
to make their city smart for the citizens.
We are inviting chapters addressing topics from any of the six major
areas. Contributions in the form of research articles, reviews,
taxonomies, lists of solved and unsolved problems, findings of special
interest in the context of smart city technologies, and social aspects
of their realization.
* Social aspects of making city smart
* 5G and other networking technologies for smart cities
* Data science and business analytics for smart cities
* IoT, edge/ fog and cloud for smart cities
* Distributed ledger . blockchain and security solutions for smart cities
* Artificial intelligence and machine learning for smart cities
Full Chapter Submission: 30 January, 2021
Acceptance: 30 March, 2021
Tentative Publication: June, 2021
Submissions (Easy Chair Only):
Pradeep Kumar Singh (pradeep_84cs at yahoo.com)
Marcin Paprzycki (marcin.paprzycki at ibspan.waw.pl)
* There is no explicit limit on the length of the contribution.
* Comprehensive state-of-the-art review is expected and required.
* The similarity index must be below 20% from all sources.
* There is NO PUBLICATION FEE at any stage of the process.
* Appropriate Springer Template (for the Studies in Computational
Intelligence series) must be used. Use of LaTeX is strongly encouraged.
* Contributors are responsible for delivery of material written in high
quality English, error free, formatted according to the required
specification. Texts formatted using different templates, full for
spelling/grammar errors, written in incomprehensible English, will be
rejected without review.
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