A2 Review article, literature review, systematic review

Conceptualizing smart city applications: Requirements, architecture, security issues, and emerging trends

Publication Details
Authors: Haque Bahalul, Bhushan Bharat, Dhiman Gaurav
Publisher: Wiley: 12 months
Publication year: 2021
Language: English
Related journal or series: Expert Systems
ISSN: 0266-4720
eISSN: 1468-0394
JUFO level of this publication: 1
Open Access: Not an Open Access publication


The emergence of smart cities and sustainable development has become a globally accepted form of urbanization. The epitome of smart city development has become possible due to the latest innovative integration of information and communication technology. Citizens of smart cities can enjoy the benefits of a smart living environment, ubiquitous connectivity, seamless access to services, intelligent decision making through smart governance, and optimized resource management. The widespread acceptance of smart cities has raised data security issues, authentication, unauthorized access, device-level vulnerability, and sustainability. This article focuses on the holistic overview and conceptual development of smart city. Initially, the work discusses the smart city idea and fundamentals explored in various pieces of literature. Further various smart city applications along with notable implementations, are put forth to understand the quality of living standards. Finally, the article depicts a solid understanding of different security and privacy issues, including some crucial future research directions.

Last updated on 2021-15-06 at 15:18