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JournalISSN: 2210-6707

Sustainable Cities and Society 

Elsevier BV
About: Sustainable Cities and Society is an academic journal published by Elsevier BV. The journal publishes majorly in the area(s): Sustainability & Environmental science. It has an ISSN identifier of 2210-6707. Over the lifetime, 4462 publications have been published receiving 140536 citations.

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TL;DR: The paper presents a brief overview of smart cities, followed by the features and characteristics, generic architecture, composition, and real-world implementations ofSmart cities, and some challenges and opportunities identified through extensive literature survey on smart cities.

925 citations

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TL;DR: The applied theoretical inquiry into smart sustainable cities of the future is deemed of high pertinence and importance—given that the research in the field is still in its early stages, and that the subject matter draws upon contemporary and influential theories with practical applications.

809 citations

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TL;DR: In this article, the authors explored the relationship between real income, renewable energy, urbanization, natural resource rent, and ecological footprint in BRICS economies and developed important policy implications for BRICS countries to achieve sustainable development targets.

552 citations

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TL;DR: A blockchain-based framework for secure, interoperable, and efficient access to medical records by patients, providers, and third parties, while preserving the privacy of patients’ sensitive information is proposed, named Ancile.

517 citations

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TL;DR: This paper mainly focuses on demand side management and demand response, including drivers and benefits, shiftable load scheduling methods and peak shaving techniques, and a novel electricity demand control technique using real-time pricing is proposed.

506 citations

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