Toolkits for Smarter Cities: A Brief Assessment
The literature has offered a number of surveys regarding the concept of smart city, but few assessments of toolkits. This paper presents a short analysis of existing smart city toolkits. The analysis yields some general observations about existing toolkits. The article closes with a brief introduction of the Open City Toolkit, a toolkit currently under development which aims at addressing some of the gaps of existing toolkits.
KeywordsOpen Source Software Smart City Open Government Data Open Source Toolkit Toolkit Development
The authors gratefully acknowledge funding from the European Union through the GEO-C project (H2020-MSCA-ITN-2014, Grant Agreement Number 642332, http://www.geo-c.eu/). Carlos Granell has been funded by the Ramón y Cajal Programme (grant number RYC-2014-16913).
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