Handbook of Research on Urban Informatics: The Practice and Promise of the Real-Time City

Handbook of Research on Urban Informatics: The Practice and Promise of the Real-Time City by Marcus Foth

ISBN10: 160566152X
ISBN13: 978-1605661520
Author: Marcus Foth
Title: Handbook of Research on Urban Informatics: The Practice and Promise of the Real-Time City
Publisher: Information Science Reference (November 4, 2008)
Language: English
Size ePub: 1536 kb
Size PDF: 1403 kb
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Subcategory: Engineering

Handbook of Research on Urban Informatics: The Practice and Promise of the Real-Time City by Marcus Foth



Alive with movement and excitement, cities transmit a rapid flow of exchange facilitated by a meshwork of infrastructure connections. In this environment, the Internet has advanced to become the prime communication medium, creating a vibrant and increasingly researched field of study in urban informatics.

Handbook of Research on Urban Informatics: Community Integration and Implementation brings together an international selection of 66 esteemed scholars presenting their research and development on urban technology, digital cities, locative media, and mobile and wireless applications. A truly global resource, this one-of-a-kind reference collection contains significant and timely research covering a diverse range of current issues in the urban informatics field, making it an essential addition to technology and social science collections in academic libraries that will benefit scholars and practitioners in an array of fields ranging from computer science to urban studies.


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