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dc.contributorDepartment of Land Surveying and Geo-Informaticsen_US
dc.contributor.editorShi, WZen_US
dc.contributor.editorGoodchild, MFen_US
dc.contributor.editorBatty, Men_US
dc.contributor.editorKwan, MPen_US
dc.contributor.editorZhang, Aen_US
dc.identifier.isbn978-981-15-8982-9 (Hardcover)en_US
dc.identifier.isbn978-981-15-8985-0 (Softcover)en_US
dc.identifier.isbn978-981-15-8983-6 (ebook)en_US
dc.rights©The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2021. This book is an open access publication.en_US
dc.rightsOpen Access This book is licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (, which permits use, sharing, adaptation, distribution and reproduction in any medium or format, as long as you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license and indicate if changes were made.en_US
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dc.subjectUrban informaticsen_US
dc.subjectUrban scienceen_US
dc.subjectUrban computingen_US
dc.subjectBig dataen_US
dc.subjectSmart citiesen_US
dc.subjectSpatial data infrastructureen_US
dc.subjectBig data analyticsen_US
dc.subjectData-driven geographyen_US
dc.subjectOpen accessen_US
dc.titleUrban informaticsen_US
dcterms.abstractThis open access book is the first to systematically introduce the principles of urban informatics and its application to every aspect of the city that involves its functioning, control, management, and future planning. It introduces new models and tools being developed to understand and implement these technologies that enable cities to function more efficiently – to become ‘smart’ and ‘sustainable’. The smart city has quickly emerged as computers have become ever smaller to the point where they can be embedded into the very fabric of the city, as well as being central to new ways in which the population can communicate and act. When cities are wired in this way, they have the potential to become sentient and responsive, generating massive streams of ‘big’ data in real time as well as providing immense opportunities for extracting new forms of urban data through crowdsourcing. This book offers a comprehensive review of the methods that form the core of urban informatics from various kinds of urban remote sensing to new approaches to machine learning and statistical modelling. It provides a detailed technical introduction to the wide array of tools information scientists need to develop the key urban analytics that are fundamental to learning about the smart city, and it outlines ways in which these tools can be used to inform design and policy so that cities can become more efficient with a greater concern for environment and equity.en_US
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dcterms.bibliographicCitationShi, WZ, Goodchild, MF, Batty, M, Kwan, MP & Zhang, A (Eds.). Urban informatics. Singapore: Springer, 2021en_US
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