Building an Integrated Service Management Platform for Ubiquitous Ecological Cities

Abstract As one of the frontrunners in the race to build smarter cities, South Korea is pushing the envelope by promoting the development of a standard architecture for a service management platform that integrates ubiquitous computing and green technologies. Comments This paper describes a 130 million dollar initiative in South Korea to build a series [...]


An economic way of reducing health, environmental, and other pressures of urban traffic: a decision analysis on trip aggregation

Abstract Background: Traffic congestion is rapidly becoming the most important obstacle to urban development. In addition, traffic creates major health, environmental, and economical problems. Nonetheless, automobiles are crucial for the functions of the modern society. Most proposals for sustainable traffic solutions face major political opposition, economical consequences, or technical problems…. Results: We show here that [...]