Comparative Study of Smart Cities in Europe and China 2014

  • China Academy of Information and Communications Technology
  • EU-China Policy Dialogues Support Facility II

Part of the Current Chinese Economic Report Series book series (CCERS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxviii
  2. China Academy of Information and Communications Technology, EU-China Policy Dialogues Support Facility II
    Pages 1-4
  3. China Academy of Information and Communications Technology, EU-China Policy Dialogues Support Facility II
    Pages 5-39
  4. China Academy of Information and Communications Technology, EU-China Policy Dialogues Support Facility II
    Pages 41-63
  5. China Academy of Information and Communications Technology, EU-China Policy Dialogues Support Facility II
    Pages 65-72
  6. China Academy of Information and Communications Technology, EU-China Policy Dialogues Support Facility II
    Pages 73-147
  7. China Academy of Information and Communications Technology, EU-China Policy Dialogues Support Facility II
    Pages 149-195
  8. China Academy of Information and Communications Technology, EU-China Policy Dialogues Support Facility II
    Pages 197-224
  9. China Academy of Information and Communications Technology, EU-China Policy Dialogues Support Facility II
    Pages 225-236
  10. China Academy of Information and Communications Technology, EU-China Policy Dialogues Support Facility II
    Pages 237-238
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 239-261

About this book

Introduction

This book, examining smart-city trends and developments from global, Chinese and EU perspectives, shows how the concept of the smart city varies from city to city. A detailed analysis is made to present the smart city as an up-to-date model of world city. Thirty pilot cities answer questions designed by the “Smart City Evaluation Framework,” including managerial entities, stakeholders, project description and performance, and whatever else relates to smart cities. By assessing the answers, researchers reveal major trends, best practices and challenges confronting smart city campaigns. Recommendations and solutions are provided. This is a must-read for anyone wishing to understand Chinese and European cities in terms of ideas about city development, plausible practice, natural and geographic conditions, economic structure and infrastructure robustness. Innovation and updates in telecommunication technology is regarded as indicative of city intelligence, and green, low-carbon and sustainable development. This innovative book offers an interdisciplinary perspective and shall be of interest to researchers, policy analysts and technical experts involved in and responsible for the planning, development and design of smart cities.

Keywords

Cloud Computing European Union Ministry of Industry and Information Technology Smart City Sustainable Development Telecommunication Technology Urban Development Urban Governance

Authors and affiliations

  • China Academy of Information and Communications Technology
    • 1
  • EU-China Policy Dialogues Support Facility II
    • 2
  1. 1.China Academy of Information and Communications TechnologyBeijingChina
  2. 2.EU-China Policy Dialogues Support Facility IIBeijingChina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-46867-8
  • Copyright Information The Commercial Press China and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Economics and Finance
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-46866-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-46867-8
  • Series Print ISSN 2194-7937
  • Series Online ISSN 2194-7945
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