Springer Optimization and Its Applications

City Networks

Collaboration and Planning for Health and Sustainability

Editors: Karakitsiou, A., Migdalas, A., Rassia, S., Pardalos, P.M. (Eds.)

  • Broadens understanding of models, networks, and methodologies utilized for urban planning  
  • Collates sustainable city networks and smart cities through diverse positions
  • Features resilient models for future cities based on real world data from countries across the world 
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Sustainable development within urban and rural areas, transportation systems, logistics, supply chain management, urban health, social services, and architectural design are taken into consideration in the cohesive network models provided in this book. The ideas, methods, and models presented consider city landscapes and quality of life conditions based on mathematical network models and optimization. Interdisciplinary Works from prominent researchers in mathematical modeling, optimization, architecture, engineering, and physics are featured in this volume to promote health and well-being through design.  

Specific topics include:

-          Current technology that form the basis of future living in smart cities

-          Interdisciplinary design and networking of large-scale urban systems 

-          Network communication and route traffic optimization

-          Carbon dioxide emission reduction

-          Closed-loop logistics chain management and operation

-          Modeling the effect urban environments on aging

-          Health care infrastructure

-          Urban water system management

-          Architectural design optimization

Graduate students and researchers actively involved in architecture, engineering, building physics, logistics, supply chain management, and mathematical optimization will find the interdisciplinary work presented both informative and inspiring for further research.



Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Smart Cities – Enabling Technologies for Future Living

    Wlodarczak, Peter

    Pages 1-16

  • City Networking in Urban Strategic Planning

    Fontana, Federico

    Pages 17-38

  • Networks in Smart Cities from a Graph Theoretic Point of View

    Haddad, Mohammed

    Pages 39-54

  • An Evaluation of Measures for the Reduction of Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Automobile Traffic in Central Tokyo

    Yamamoto, Kayoko (et al.)

    Pages 55-77

  • Using Social Media Data to Infer Urban Attitudes About Bicycling: An Exploratory Case Study of Washington DC

    Hollander, Justin B. (et al.)

    Pages 79-97

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-65338-9
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  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $139.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-65336-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
City Networks
Book Subtitle
Collaboration and Planning for Health and Sustainability
Editors
  • Athanasia Karakitsiou
  • Athanasios Migdalas
  • Stamatina Rassia
  • Panos M. Pardalos
Series Title
Springer Optimization and Its Applications
Series Volume
128
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-65338-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-65338-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-65336-5
Series ISSN
1931-6828
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 278
Number of Illustrations
36 b/w illustrations, 57 illustrations in colour
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