Advances in Orchestrating Sustainable Smart Cities (Part 2)

  title={Advances in Orchestrating Sustainable Smart Cities (Part 2)},
  author={Rajiv Ranjan and Prem Prakash Jayaraman and Massimo Villari and Dimitrios Georgakopoulos},
  journal={IEEE Trans. Sustain. Comput.},
RAPID urbanization is a global megatrend with 66 percent of the world’s population expected to live in urban areas by 2050. The staggering exponential increase in urbanization is leading to more people migrating to major cities in the search of better opportunities and quality of life. Cities need to increase the efficiency in which they operate and use their resources sustainability in order to meet the demands imposed by rapid urbanisation. The challenge is to continue providing basic… 


Migrating Smart City Applications to the Cloud
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