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International Collaborative Research: “Smart Environment for Smart Cities” and Conclusions of Cities Case Studies

  • T. M. Vinod KumarEmail author
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Part of the Advances in 21st Century Human Settlements book series (ACHS)

Abstract

This chapter has two parts. In the first part, the organizational details of the international research collaborative project “Smart Environment for Smart Cities” is discussed. In the second part are presented in consultation with the team leaders of the city study, their general conclusions of the study.

Keywords

Organization study Results 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Planning and ArchitectureNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.KozhikodeIndia

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