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Ubiquitous eco cities : telecommunication infrastructure, technology convergence and urban management

Yigitcanlar, Tan & Han, Jung Hoon (2010) Ubiquitous eco cities : telecommunication infrastructure, technology convergence and urban management. International Journal of Advanced Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, 2(1), pp. 1-17.

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    Abstract

    Efficient and effective urban management systems for Ubiquitous Eco Cities require having intelligent and integrated management mechanisms. This integration includes bringing together economic, socio-cultural and urban development with a well orchestrated, transparent and open decision-making system and necessary infrastructure and technologies. In Ubiquitous Eco Cities telecommunication technologies play an important role in monitoring and managing activities via wired and wireless networks. Particularly, technology convergence creates new ways in which information and telecommunication technologies are used and formed the backbone of urban management. The 21st Century is an era where information has converged, in which people are able to access a variety of services, including internet and location based services, through multi-functional devices and provides new opportunities in the management of Ubiquitous Eco Cities. This chapter discusses developments in telecommunication infrastructure and trends in convergence technologies and their implications on the management of Ubiquitous Eco Cities

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    ID Code: 38640
    Item Type: Journal Article
    Keywords: Technology Convergence, Telecommunication Infrastructure, Telecommunication Technologies, Ubiquitous City, Ubiquitous Eco Cities, Urban Management, Urban Management Systems
    DOI: 10.4018/japuc.2010010101
    ISSN: 1937-967X
    Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING (120500) > Regional Analysis and Development (120505)
    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 2010 IGI Global
    Deposited On: 18 Nov 2010 09:51
    Last Modified: 01 Mar 2012 00:23

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