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Live Urbanism – Towards SENSEable Cities and Beyond

  • Bernd Resch
  • Rex Britter
  • Carlo Ratti
Chapter
Part of the Springer Optimization and Its Applications book series (SOIA, volume 56)

Abstract

In the context of ubiquitous information services, the city shall not only be seen as a place of social interactions, financial transactions, a network of technology nodes, a geographical agglomeration area or as a political landscape, but more as an actuated multidimensional conglomerate of heterogeneous processes, in which the citizens are the central component. In other words, the city can be regarded as a complex near real-time control system, creating a feedback loop between the city itself, the city management and the citizens, which is achieved by pervasive sensing.

Keywords

Urban Heat Island Green Roof Mobile Sensor Financial Transaction Technology Node 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.MIT SENSEable City LabCambridgeUSA

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