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Participatory governance in smart cities: The urbanAPI case study (2017)
Journal Article
Soomro, K., Khan, Z., & Ludlow, D. (2017). Participatory governance in smart cities: The urbanAPI case study. International Journal of Services Technology and Management, 23(5-6), 419-444. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJSTM.2017.10009859

Copyright © 2017 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd. This paper presents some results from an EU FP7 RTD project urbanAPI, in which three ICT applications target different aspects of participatory urban governance. The 3D Scenario Creator allows urban plan... Read More about Participatory governance in smart cities: The urbanAPI case study.

From top-down land use planning intelligence to bottom-up stakeholder engagement for smart cities – A case study: DECUMANUS service products (2017)
Journal Article
Ludlow, D., Khan, Z., Soomro, K., Marconcini, M., José, R. S., Malcorps, P., …Metz, A. (2017). From top-down land use planning intelligence to bottom-up stakeholder engagement for smart cities – A case study: DECUMANUS service products. International Journal of Services Technology and Management, 23(5-6), 465-493. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJSTM.2017.10009861

Copyright © 2017 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd. Intelligence delivered by earth observation (EO) satellites performs a vital role in supporting ICT enabled urban governance, and the creation of decision making tools delivering integrated urban plannin... Read More about From top-down land use planning intelligence to bottom-up stakeholder engagement for smart cities – A case study: DECUMANUS service products.

Tracking the virality of news in Smart Cities (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Hasham, K., Soomro, K., & Ludlow, D. (2017, December). Tracking the virality of news in Smart Cities. Paper presented at The 4th International Workshop on Smart City Clouds: Technologies, Systems and Applications

Effective communication with citizens is an important goal of smart cities. To this end the digital age offers many mechanisms to not only enable timely communication, but also bilateral communication. Mechanisms such as blog posts and online press r... Read More about Tracking the virality of news in Smart Cities.

Developing knowledge-based citizen participation platform to support smart city decision making: The smarticipate case study (2017)
Journal Article
Fröhlich, P., Khan, Z., Dambruch, J., Peters-Anders, J., Sackl, A., Strasser, A., …Soomro, K. (2017). Developing knowledge-based citizen participation platform to support smart city decision making: The smarticipate case study. Information, 8(2), 47. https://doi.org/10.3390/info8020047

© 2017 by the authors. Citizen participation for social innovation and co-creating urban regeneration proposals can be greatly facilitated by innovative IT systems. Such systems can use Open Government Data, visualise urban proposals in 3D models and... Read More about Developing knowledge-based citizen participation platform to support smart city decision making: The smarticipate case study.