Readings on Smart Cities

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IEEE Smart Cities White Papers


IEEE International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2) Proceedings

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2016 IEEE ISC2, 12-15 September 2016, Trento, Italy

2015 IEEE ISC2, 25-28 October 2015, Guadalajara, Mexico

The Institute Special Report: Smart Cities

IEEE members are working to make cities smarter, more efficient, and maybe even happier. 

Read more in The Institute - June 2014 Special Issue on Smart Cities

Tech News: Smart Cities

The Institute - June 2014


IEEE Calls for Papers

IEEE Communications Magazine
Imminent Communication Technologies for Smart Communities - Submission deadline: 1 June 2017
Mobile Big Data for Urban Analytics - Submission deadline: 15 June 2017


News Articles

Smart and Connected Communities
IEEE Transmitter - April 2017

A new emerging concept called smart and connected communities address preservation, revitalization, livability, and sustainability. With the integration of IoT technologies, such as mobile crowdsourcing and cyber-physical cloud computing, we can anticipate a number of benefits, including enhanced connectivity, improved living conditions, and overall "smarter" communities.

Read more at IEEE Transmitter


IEEE Communications Magazine, March 2017

IEEE Communications Magazine, March 2017
Feature Topics on Mobile and Wireless Technologies for Smart Cities, Incentives for Mobile Crowd Sensing, Network Testing and Analytics, Radio Communications, and Internet of Things.

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Smart Road to Parked Car: Talk to Me
IEEE Spectrum - February 2017

What happens when there aren't enough cars roaming around the street to permit vehicle-to-vehicle communications? In Japan and parts of Europe, roadside units have been implemented to fill the communication gaps, but due to high cost and maintenance, they are sparse in the U.S. Instead, envision a new cooperative network service -- one that utilizes parked cars as relay stations.

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