The Internet of Things and big data Applications in Sustainable Smart Cities

Document Type : Review article


1 Master of Information Technology Engineering, K.N.Toosi -Tehran-Iran

2 PhD Student of Information Technology Management at Ferdowsi University, Mashhad, Iran


Sustainable City is a new technology-urban phenomenon that has emerged as a result of the development of three major global trends: sustainability, urbanization and information and communication technology. A Sustainable Smart City is an innovative city that uses information and communication technologies and other tools to improve the quality of life, raise the efficiency of urban operations, increase service levels and compete to meet the needs of current and future races in terms of economic, Social and environmental protection. The Internet of Objects is one of the key components of the sustainable smart city ICT infrastructure, which is introduced as a city development approach due to its high potential for promoting environmental sustainability. Internet of objects is one of the main sources of big data, and big data analysis is clearly penetrating in many urban areas to optimize energy efficiency and reduce harmful environmental effects. In this article, the opportunity to improve the Information landscape of smart cities by using big data is sought to achieve the desired level of environmental sustainability. In this regard, an analytical and comprehensive framework and big data applications in the field of sustainable smart cities, is described. This framework includes comprehensive computing, data processing and wireless network infrastructure, storage, management, processing, analysis and modeling of data from various urban areas to explore useful knowledge that helps various urban institutions to improve the environmental performance of sustainable smart cities.


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