Smart Planning: Tools, Concepts, and Approaches for a Sustainable Digital Transformation

  • Alexandre C. Barbosa
  • Taciano M. Moraes
  • Danielle T. Tesima
  • Ricardo C. Pontes
  • Alex de Sá Motta Lima
  • Barbara Z. Azevedo
Part of the Urban Computing book series (UC)


The Smart Planning has been presented in the discussions in both urban computing, operational research, and digital cities and in the urban and regional planning field. The first can be referred as process of the integration, analysis, and processing of data in order to optimize city services, while the second group has a long trajectory in defining and understanding the urban dynamics. As a matter of fact, conflicts in identifying key similarities in approaches for a more sustainable use of those tools are constant and must be carefully handled. Through an exploratory perspective, the goal is to highlight the vastness of the planning field and the rise of several complexities when introducing modern technologies in the urban sphere.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexandre C. Barbosa
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Taciano M. Moraes
    • 4
  • Danielle T. Tesima
    • 5
  • Ricardo C. Pontes
    • 6
  • Alex de Sá Motta Lima
    • 7
  • Barbara Z. Azevedo
    • 8
  1. 1.Università Degli Studi di PadovaPadovaItaly
  2. 2.Katholieke Universiteit LeuvenLeuvenBelgium
  3. 3.Universitè Paris 1 Panthèon-SorbonneParisFrance
  4. 4.UFG Media LabGoianiaBrazil
  5. 5.Architecture and Urbanism UFOPSao PauloBrazil
  6. 6.Graduate Program, UFSCFlorianópolisBrazil
  7. 7.Graduate ProgramUniversité Paris 1 Panthéon-SorbonneParisFrance
  8. 8.Geological Engineering UFOPBelo HorizonteBrazil

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