A critical review of selected smart city assessment tools and indicator sets

  title={A critical review of selected smart city assessment tools and indicator sets},
  author={Ayyoob Sharifi},
  journal={Journal of Cleaner Production},
  • Ayyoob Sharifi
  • Published 1 October 2019
  • Business
  • Journal of Cleaner Production
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