Application Domains

Smart and Sustainable City and Environment

Smart and sustainable cities include many aspects and concerns: mobility, environment, governance, economy and people. It covers underlying ICT infrastructure favouring smart cities activities, big data analytics as well as advanced initiatives or services supporting and easing the life of citizens and cities officials. At ISS, we focus on the following research questions:

Research Questions 

  • How to design e-participation platforms and their related interfaces in order to increase political participation and engagement  of citizens?
  • How to design advanced spatio-temporal services exploiting connected objects spread in a city?
  • How to develop services for visualising smart city indicators?
  • How to use 3D city models for enhancing the visualization of urban data and knowledge?

Research Themes

  • Collective adaptive systems
  • Spatial computing
  • Services for mobile users
  • E-participation platforms
  • Indoor positioning and objects tracking
  • Big data analysis 
  • Interfaces for e-participation 
  • E-réputation des territoires
  • Urban and environmental knowledge representation
  • Enrichment of 3D city models
  • Rapid prototyping of 3D information visualization technics



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