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Intelligent urban management systems : online decision support systems for ubiquitous cities

Yigitcanlar, Tan (2009) Intelligent urban management systems : online decision support systems for ubiquitous cities. In Ubiquitous City: Future City, City of Future. Hanbat National University Press, Korea, Deajeon, pp. 205-221.

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Abstract

A successful urban management support system requires an integrated approach. This integration includes bringing together economic, socio-cultural and urban development with a well orchestrated, transparent and open decision making mechanism. The chapter emphasizes the importance of integrated urban management to better tackle the climate change, and to achieve sustainable urban development and sound urban growth management. This chapter introduces recent approaches on urban management systems, such as intelligent urban management systems, that are suitable for ubiquitous cities. The chapter discusses the essential role of online collaborative decision making in urban and infrastructure planning, development and management, and advocates transparent, fully democratic and participatory mechanisms for an effective urban management system that is particularly suitable for ubiquitous cities. This chapter also sheds light on some of the unclear processes of urban management of ubiquitous cities and online collaborative decision making, and reveals the key benefits of integrated and participatory mechanisms in successfully constructing sustainable ubiquitous cities.

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ID Code: 29530
Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: Infrastructure, Services, Technologies, Support Systems, Online Urban Environmental
ISBN: 978899003447
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING (120500) > Urban Analysis and Development (120507)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Urban Development
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 Please consult the author.
Deposited On: 18 Feb 2010 10:54
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2012 00:02

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