Algorithm-embedded IT applications for an emerging knowledge city: Istanbul, Turkey

Bulu, M, Ali Onder, M and Aksakalli, V 2014, 'Algorithm-embedded IT applications for an emerging knowledge city: Istanbul, Turkey', Expert Systems with Applications, vol. 41, no. 12, pp. 5625-5635.


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Title Algorithm-embedded IT applications for an emerging knowledge city: Istanbul, Turkey
Author(s) Bulu, M
Ali Onder, M
Aksakalli, V
Year 2014
Journal name Expert Systems with Applications
Volume number 41
Issue number 12
Start page 5625
End page 5635
Total pages 11
Publisher Pergamon Press
Abstract As city resources around the world begin to stretch beyond capacity due to ever-increasing population, a major challenge for an emerging knowledge city is to maintain high-quality living conditions for its residents. It is therefore imperative existing city infrastructural resources are used in an optimal manner by minimizing cost and maximizing utility. Such infrastructural resources include transportation networks, electricity, water and natural gas lines, sewers, and waste sites. To that end, algorithm-embedded information technology tools have proven to be tremendously useful for city decision makers, and technologies using algorithm-embedded systems are being used more frequently than ever before. In particular, as one of the emerging knowledge cities in the world, Istanbul has been deploying such applications at various levels for better use of the city's resources. The purpose of this study is two-fold: classify algorithm-embedded information technology application areas related to management of infrastructural resources in a city in a systematic way, and; provide an up-to-date review of each application area and investigate the level of algorithm-embedded information technology use in Istanbul. The study has implications for the city officials as well as officials of other emerging world knowledge cities regarding the use of existing algorithm-embedded information technology tools in their cities.
Subject Urban Analysis and Development
Keyword(s) Algorithm-embedded information technology application
DOI - identifier 10.1016/j.eswa.2014.02.013
Copyright notice © 2014 Elsevier Ltd.
ISSN 0957-4174
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