U-City: New Trends of Urban Planning in Korea Based on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Geotechnology and Geoinformation

  • Myungjun Jang
  • Soon-Tak Suh
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6016)


The concept of Ubiquitous Computing Environment leads new paradigm change in urban space creation. In Korea, new concept of Ubiquitous-City (U-City) draws a lot of attentions now. It is trying to fuse high-tech infrastructure and ubiquitous information service into the urban area. It is also thought to bring innovations of urban functions. At last, it is advancing to the ubiquitous society, intelligence-based society where humans, things, and computers are combined. This paper introduces U-City’s definition, characteristics, trend, status, and future research work.


U-City Ubiquitous computing environment Context Based Systems Location Based Service (LBS) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Myungjun Jang
    • 1
  • Soon-Tak Suh
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Urban SciencesUniversity of SeoulSeoulS. Korea
  2. 2.Department of Urban AdministrationUniversity of SeoulSeoulS. Korea

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