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Strategic principles for smart city development: A multiple case study analysis of European best practices

Journal Article
Mora, L., Deakin, M., & Reid, A. (2019)
Strategic principles for smart city development: A multiple case study analysis of European best practices. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 142, 70-97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2018.07.035
Recent studies reveal a deep-rooted division in research on smart cities, which surfaces as a set of dichotomies that question whether smart city development should be based o...

Can justice be fair when it is blind? How social network structures can promote or prevent the evolution of despotism

Conference Proceeding
Perret, C., Powers, S. T., Pitt, J., & Hart, E. (2018)
Can justice be fair when it is blind? How social network structures can promote or prevent the evolution of despotism. In T. Ikegami, N. Virgo, O. Witkowski, M. Oka, R. Suzuki, & H. Iizuka (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Artificial Lifehttps://doi.org/10.1162/isal_a_00058
Hierarchy is an efficient way for a group to organize, but often goes along with inequality that benefits leaders. To control despotic behaviour, followers can assess leaders'...

The Communities of Practice model for understanding digital engagement by hyperlocal elected representatives

Conference Proceeding
Cruickshank, P., & Ryan, B. (2016)
The Communities of Practice model for understanding digital engagement by hyperlocal elected representatives. In M. Janssen, M. A. Wimmer, Ø. Sæbø, T. A. Pardo, P. Panagiotopoulos, M. Gascó, …E. Tambouris (Eds.), Electronic Government and Electronic Participation, 11-18. https://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-61499-570-8-11
There has been much research into citizens’ engagement with their representatives. This paper offers an approach to understanding sustained take-up of internet technologies by...

The smart region: governing the transition to intelligent small urban areas

Conference Proceeding
Mora, L., Branzanti, C., & Bolici, R. (2012)
The smart region: governing the transition to intelligent small urban areas. In Smart, creative, sustainable, inclusive: territorial development strategies in the age of austerity
Cities and megacities are getting smart. This strategic transition might be considered as an effective tool to cope with a number of current issues such as the urban populatio...

Combining Co-Citation Clustering and Text-Based Analysis to Reveal the Main Development Paths of Smart Cities

Journal Article
Mora, L., Deakin, M., & Reid, A. (2019)
Combining Co-Citation Clustering and Text-Based Analysis to Reveal the Main Development Paths of Smart Cities. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 142, 56-69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2018.07.019
Bibliometrics is a powerful tool for analyzing knowledge domains and revealing their cognitive-epistemological structure. Different mathematical models and statistical techniq...

How to Overcome the Dichotomous Nature of Smart City Research: Proposed Methodology and Results of a Pilot Study

Journal Article
Mora, L., Deakin, M., Reid, A., & Angelidou, M. (2019)
How to Overcome the Dichotomous Nature of Smart City Research: Proposed Methodology and Results of a Pilot Study. Journal of Urban Technology, 26(2), 89-128. https://doi.org/10.1080/10630732.2018.1525265
Overcoming the dichotomous nature of smart city research is fundamental to providing cities with a clear understanding of how smart city development should be approached. This...

Democratic Participation through Crocheted Memes.

Conference Proceeding
Taylor-Smith, E., Smith, C. F., & Smyth, M. (2018)
Democratic Participation through Crocheted Memes. In SMSociety '18 Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Social Media and Society, (178-186). https://doi.org/10.1145/3217804.3217910
In a UK city, various crocheted protest banners have appeared, containing political statements concerning planned developments in their locations. Photos of these banners are ...

Social Implications of Crowdsourcing in Rural Scotland

Journal Article
Vasantha, G., Corney, J., Acur, N., Lynn, A., Jagadeesan, A., Smith, M., & Agrawal, A. (2014)
Social Implications of Crowdsourcing in Rural Scotland. International Journal of Social Science & Human Behavior Study, 1(3), 47-52
Various surveys mentioned that the commercial benefits of Internet crowdsourcing are reaped largely by people located in metro areas and smaller cities. The impact of crowdsou...

Product-Service Systems Design Using Stakeholders’ Information

Conference Proceeding
Annamalai Vasantha, G. V., Hussain, R., Cakkol, M., & Roy, R. (2013)
Product-Service Systems Design Using Stakeholders’ Information. In A. Chakrabarti (Ed.), CIRP Design 2012, 353-366. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-4507-3_34
Product-Service System (PSS) provides added value to customers through integrated product and service offerings. Currently, the development of PSS solutions is ad hoc and the ...

IPS2 Design Process: A Comparative Study between Literature and Industrial Approaches

Book Chapter
Annamalai Vasantha, G. V., Hussain, R., Roy, R., & Erkoyuncu, J. A. (2013)
IPS2 Design Process: A Comparative Study between Literature and Industrial Approaches. In Y. Shimomura, & K. Kimita (Eds.), The Philosopher's Stone for Sustainability (411-416). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-32847-3_69
Although the merits of Industrial product-service systems (IPS2) have been widely reported in the literature, the methodologies currently used to design IPS2 are not yet matur...