Smart City Platform Specification: A Modular Approach to Achieve Interoperability in Smart Cities

  • Arianna Brutti
  • Piero De Sabbata
  • Angelo Frascella
  • Nicola Gessa
  • Raffaele Ianniello
  • Cristiano Novelli
  • Stefano Pizzuti
  • Giovanni Ponti
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The development of our cities towards the Smart City paradigm is one of the challenges facing today’s society. This means, among other things, continuously developing and adopting ICT technologies in order to create platforms on which governments, businesses and citizens can communicate and work together and providing the necessary connections between the networks (of people, businesses, technologies, infrastructures, energy and spaces) that are the base for the services of the city. The incredible vastness and diversity of applications that are emerging in this context generates an enormous amount of data of different types and from heterogeneous sources to be shared and exchanged. In this article we propose an approach and describe a methodology and a modular and scalable multi-layered ICT platform to address the problem of cross-domain interoperability in the context of Smart City applications.


Smart city Interoperability Specifications 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arianna Brutti
    • 1
  • Piero De Sabbata
    • 1
  • Angelo Frascella
    • 1
  • Nicola Gessa
    • 1
  • Raffaele Ianniello
    • 2
  • Cristiano Novelli
    • 1
  • Stefano Pizzuti
    • 1
  • Giovanni Ponti
    • 1
  1. 1.Italian National Agency for New Technologies (ENEA)RomeItaly
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and Engineering (DISI)University of BolognaBolognaItaly

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