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

Digital Object Identifier (DOI): http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/exsy.12753

Permanent website address: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/exsy.12753

Social media address: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/352316975_Conceptualizing_smart_city_applications_Requirements_architecture_security_issues_and_emerging_trends

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