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Public Policy and Skills for Smart Cities: The UK Outlook / Theo Tryfonas; Tom Crick

Proceedings of the 11th PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments Conference, Pages: 116 - 117

Swansea University Author: Crick, Tom

DOI (Published version): 10.1145/3197768.3203170

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The impact of information coupled with the effects of innovation is profound on all aspects of city life, from transport planning and energy use reduction to care provision and assisted living. But it also includes new ways of organising communities, as well as access to political process. The idea...

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ISBN: 978-1-4503-6390-7
Published: Corfu, Greece ACM 2018
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