The Performance of the Smart Cities in China—A Comparative Study by Means of Self-Organizing Maps and Social Networks Analysis

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Dong Lu ; Ye Tian ; Vincent Y. Liu ; Yi Zhang (2015)
  • Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
  • Journal: Sustainability, volume 7, issue 6 6, pages 1-18 (issn: 2071-1050)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/su7067604
  • Subject: TD194-195 | Renewable energy sources | TJ807-830 | smart cities; social network analysis; self-organizing map | social network analysis | GE1-350 | smart cities | self-organizing map | Environmental sciences | Environmental effects of industries and plants
    • jel: jel:Q2 | jel:Q3 | jel:Q0 | jel:Q | jel:Q5 | jel:Q56 | jel:O13
    acm: ComputerSystemsOrganization_MISCELLANEOUS

Smart cities link the city services, citizens, resource and infrastructures together and form the heart of the modern society. As a “smart” ecosystem, smart cities focus on sustainable growth, efficiency, productivity and environmentally friendly development. By compari... View more
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