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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
José, R. S., Perez, J. L., Ludlow, D., Khan, Z., Soomro, K., Marconcini, M., …Lemper, M. (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.

Exploring population distribution and motion dynamics through mobile phone device data in selected cities – lessons learned from the UrbanAPI project (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Peter-Anders, J., Loibl, W., Züger, J., Khan, Z., & Ludlow, D. (2014, May). Exploring population distribution and motion dynamics through mobile phone device data in selected cities – lessons learned from the UrbanAPI project. Paper presented at REAL CORP 2014

The paper discusses experiences of development and implementation of public motion explorer (PME) tool as part of the EU FP7 project urbanAPI. This tool has been applied to three EU cities with the objective to investigate population distribution dyn... Read More about Exploring population distribution and motion dynamics through mobile phone device data in selected cities – lessons learned from the UrbanAPI project.

ICT enabled participatory urban planning and policy development: The UrbanAPI project (2014)
Journal Article
Khan, Z., Ludlow, D., Loibl, W., & Soomro, K. (2014). ICT enabled participatory urban planning and policy development: The UrbanAPI project. Transforming Government: People, Process and Policy, 8(2), 205-229. https://doi.org/10.1108/TG-09-2013-0030

Purpose: The aim of this paper is to present the effectiveness of participatory information and communication technology (ICT) tools for urban planning, in particular, supporting bottom-up decision-making in urban management and governance. Design/me... Read More about ICT enabled participatory urban planning and policy development: The UrbanAPI project.

Applying the CoReS requirements development method for building IT tools for urban management systems: The UrbanAPI project (2013)
Journal Article
Khan, Z., David, L., & Wolfgang, L. (2013). Applying the CoReS requirements development method for building IT tools for urban management systems: The UrbanAPI project

Gathering and managing requirements from stakeholders is an essential task for the successful development of IT tools for any application domain. However, specifying stakeholders’ requirements for a collaborative research and development project in t... Read More about Applying the CoReS requirements development method for building IT tools for urban management systems: The UrbanAPI project.

Evaluating a collaborative IT based research and development project (2013)
Journal Article
Khan, Z., Ludlow, D., & Caceres, S. (2013). Evaluating a collaborative IT based research and development project. Evaluation and Program Planning, 40, 27-41. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2013.04.004

In common with all projects, evaluating an Information Technology (IT) based research and development project is necessary in order to discover whether or not the outcomes of the project are successful. However, evaluating large-scale collaborative p... Read More about Evaluating a collaborative IT based research and development project.

Domain-specific languages for agile urban policy modelling (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Kramer, M., Khan, Z., & Ludlow, D. (2013, May). Domain-specific languages for agile urban policy modelling. Paper presented at ECMS, 27th European Conference on Modelling and Simulation, Alesund Norway, 27-30 May 2013

UrbanAPI development progress (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Ludlow, D., & Khan, Z. (2013, March). UrbanAPI development progress. Presented at Transforming Government Workshop, (tGov2013), Brunel University, London, 22-23 March 2013

Applying the criteria indicators and metrics evaluation method on ICT research: The HUMBOLDT project (2013)
Journal Article
Khan, Z., Ludlow, D., & Rix, J. (2013). Applying the criteria indicators and metrics evaluation method on ICT research: The HUMBOLDT project. Research Evaluation, 22(1), 30-40. https://doi.org/10.1093/reseval/rvs037

Evaluating an Information Technology (IT) based research and development project from an end-user's perspective is necessary in order to discover whether or not the outcomes of the project are successful. However, it is not straightforward to design... Read More about Applying the criteria indicators and metrics evaluation method on ICT research: The HUMBOLDT project.

Participatory democracy and the governance of smart cities (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Ludlow, D., & Khan, Z. (2012, July). Participatory democracy and the governance of smart cities. Paper presented at 26th Annual AESOP Congress

Citizens’ participation in urban planning and policy-making develops the traditional top-down governance model via promotion of bottom-up approaches to policy development and decision-making. This evolution drives social innovation in support of pl... Read More about Participatory democracy and the governance of smart cities.

An architecture for integrated intelligence in urban management using cloud computing (2012)
Journal Article
Khan, Z., Ludlow, D., McClatchey, R., & Anjum, A. (2012). An architecture for integrated intelligence in urban management using cloud computing. Journal of Cloud Computing: Advances, Systems and Applications, 1(1), 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1186/2192-113X-1-1

With the emergence of new methodologies and technologies it has now become possible to manage large amounts of environmental sensing data and apply new integrated computing models to acquire information intelligence. This paper advocates the applicat... Read More about An architecture for integrated intelligence in urban management using cloud computing.

An architecture for integrated intelligence in urban management using cloud computing (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Khan, Z., Ludlow, D., McClatchey, R., & Anjum, A. (2011, December). An architecture for integrated intelligence in urban management using cloud computing. Paper presented at ITAAC 2011: International Workshop on Intelligent Techniques and Architectures for Autonomic Clouds in conjunction with the 4th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing (UCC 2011)

With the existence of new methodologies and technologies it has now become possible to manage large amounts of environmental sensing data and apply new integrated computing models to acquire information intelligence. This paper advocates the applicat... Read More about An architecture for integrated intelligence in urban management using cloud computing.

Integrated urban management: “Win-win” solutions (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Ludlow, D., & Khan, Z. (2011, September). Integrated urban management: “Win-win” solutions. Presented at 2011 UK / Ireland Planning Research Conference: Planning Resilient Communities in Challenging Times,

Analysis of urban challenges, from a sustainable development perspective, emphasise the interconnected nature of the challenges, reflecting the ecosystems perspective on the city. Key political concerns with climate change greenhouse gas emissions, e... Read More about Integrated urban management: “Win-win” solutions.

Harmonizing geospaatial data at the local level for global benefit: HUMBOLDT Urban Atlas – a case study (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Khan, Z., Giger, C., Althoff, J., & Ludlow, D. (2011, June). Harmonizing geospaatial data at the local level for global benefit: HUMBOLDT Urban Atlas – a case study. Poster presented at INSPIRE Conference 2011

One of the major requirements for the realization of an integrated environmental monitoring system is the availability of tools and services to harmonize and integrate environmental spatial data, originating from various governmental and other agenci... Read More about Harmonizing geospaatial data at the local level for global benefit: HUMBOLDT Urban Atlas – a case study.

GMES and INSPIRE: Harmonising cross-thematic environmental data for integrated intelligence (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Ludlow, D., & Khan, Z. (2011, March). GMES and INSPIRE: Harmonising cross-thematic environmental data for integrated intelligence. Poster presented at 2nd GMES Operational Workshop

GMES and INSPIRE are mutually beneficial and require close collaboration between communities from both domains to mitigate and adapt to environmental and security challenges. For example, extension of GMES services into the cross-cutting domains of S... Read More about GMES and INSPIRE: Harmonising cross-thematic environmental data for integrated intelligence.